My Library - Magazine Articles By Rich Newmiller

Horseshoe Curve

Magazine:
Scale Rails 2006-02
Page:
27
Category:
Railroads
Description:
A full description of the famous curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. The article covers the history of the area, shows a number of modern-day photos, and covers the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona itself.

Reading and Blue Mountain Northern Railroad

Magazine:
Scale Rails 2006-01
Page:
23
Category:
Railroads
Description:
A functional railroad serving nine counties in eastern Pennsylvania, which runs on track once owned by the PRR. Article includes many photos of the area. (related web page)

The Hercules Cement Plant

Magazine:
Scale Rails 2005-11
Page:
28
Category:
Industries
Description:
Photos and full discussion of the Hercules Cement plant in Stockertown, Pennsylvania.

The Strasburg Railroad & The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Magazine:
Scale Rails 2005-12
Page:
30
Category:
Museums
Description:
The article describes the museum and the history of the Strasburg Railroad (one of the oldest short-line railroad in the U.S.). Includes photos of locomotives, switch tower interior, and exhibit hall. (related web page)

Welcome to Steamtown

Magazine:
Scale Rails 2005-10
Page:
26
Category:
Museums
Description:
Steamtown opened in 1986 to show people the significance of railroad steam. It occupies 40 acres in northeastern Pennsylvania. The article includes many recent photos and a description of the museum's inventory. (related web page)