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The Autumn 2017 issue of First & Fastest includes:

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F40PH Locomotive – Unlikely Heir to the Throne
by William Badurski

Forty Years of Chicagoland F40PHs
by Bruce Nelson

The Joliet Rocket
by Shore Line Staff

Englewood Over the Years
the Photography of Wallace Abbey from the
Center for Railroad Photography & Art
Captions by George E. Kanary

Journey to a Foreign Place
by Edward Tobin

Chicago's Rapid Transit Under Wire
by Walter R. Keevil and Norman Carlson

Beer and Streetcars in Chicago
by George E. Kanary

North Shore Line City Car History
by Edward Tobin

LAST TO OPEN – FIRST TO CLOSE:
Chicago Aurora & Elgin's Geneva-St. Charles Branch

by Norman Carlson, current day photography by Mark Llanuza

The Electroliners’ Last Summer
the photography of Thomas Kopriva

Bringing Car 33 Back to Life in Time for the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service
by Steve Thomas

F&F News, The Alley "L" Turns 125
by Shore Line Staff

 

When Will My Next Issue of First & Fastest Arrive?

Shore Line strives to have issues of First & Fastest to members by the first day of each season. International delivery of print issues may take longer. Here is our schedule for 2017:

Issue Will Arrive by ...
Spring 2017 March 20, 2017
Summer 2017 June 21, 2017
Autumn 2017 September 22, 2017
Winter 2017 December 21, 2017

 

 

 

  First & Fastest, Autumn 2017  
  Front Cover: Builder's photo of RTA 100 taken in 1977 at Electro-Motive Division's manufacturing facility on 55th Street in McCook, Illinois. —EMD photo courtesy of Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company
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