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PC: Re: PC-Railfan/Northeast Railroader Mag Info
- Subject: PC: Re: PC-Railfan/Northeast Railroader Mag Info
- From: "Gary Farmer" <gary@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 09:08:19 -0400
Excellent work Chuck! Thanks for sharing the info.
----- Original Message -----
> PC-Railfan/Northeast Railroader Magazine Information
> Hello Penn Central fans. I've learned the following about the PC
> Railfan/Northeast Railroader magazines. The PC-Railfan/Northeast
> magazines were a bimonthly Railfan magazine with information on the Penn
> Central, Amtrak, and ConRail. For those interested, I would like to share
> information with you. If anyone has any further information about these
> magazines, I'd appreciate it if you'd let me know.
> The PC-Railfan Magazine began in 1975 with the Jan-Feb 1975 Volume 1, #1,
> 3, 4, 5, 6 issues and ended with the Volume 2, #1 Jan-Feb 1976 issue. The
> issue of the PC-Railfan magazine publication was the Volume 2, #1 issue.
> were a total of 7 PC-Railfan magazines issued.
> The publication continued after the Volume 2, #1 issue but under the name
> Northeast Railroader, beginning with the Volume 2, #2 issue dated Mar-Apr
> 1976. The Northeast Railroader issues continued in the magazine format
> the Volume 2, #5 issue of Sep-Oct 1976. There were a total of 4 Northeast
> Railroader issues done in the magazine format, Volumes 2, #2, 3, 4 & 5.
> The Northeast Railroader publication further continued after the Volume 2,
> issue dated Sep-Oct 1976 but in a Newsletter style format. It is believed
> there were 6 issues done in the Newsletter format beginning with the
> Volume 2, #6 / Volume 3, #1 issue dated Nov, Dec & Jan 1976/1977. If the
> information I've received is correct, there were a total of 6 issues done
> the Newsletter format. The publication ceased totally with the December
> The PC-Railfan/Northeast Railroader magazine publication was done by:
> PS - These magazines are not to be confused with Bob Reid's publication of
> PC Railroader/Rails Northeast magazines. This is an entirely different
> publication done on the Penn Central.
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