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Howard Fogg’s Trains 2023 Wall Calendar


Considered the all-time master of railroad art, Howard Fogg painted the power and majesty of the steel wheel on the steel rail. After rail fans discovered Fogg’s artistry, he spent the next 50 years as a freelance artist reinventing the steam age. In Howard Fogg’s Trains, his paintings live on, commemorating the great age of railroading.

This 2023 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size

Railroads featured in this edition include:
• It is the winter of 1940, as Rio Grande Southern “Mudhen” 455 leads a short Rio Grande Southern freight train out of Telluride, CO
• Denver, Northwestern and Pacific 208, an articulated 2-6-6-0, is working hard with a westbound freight as it climbs the first leg of the Giant’s Ladder in the winter of 1920
• Denver and Rio Grande Western 1705, a Class M-64 Northern (4-8-4) built in 1929 by the Baldwin Locomotive
Works, is leading eastbound Train #2 along the eastern flank of the Collegiate Peaks, northwest of Buena Vista, CO
• Southern Pacific Locomotive 4451, a Class GS-4 Northern built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1941, is leading
• Train 99, the Coast Daylight, along the rim of the Pacific Ocean south of San Louis Obispo, CA
• For the last few years of its career, Rio Grande 318, a 2-8-0 Consolidation, had a more-or-less regular run between
Montrose and Ouray, CO
• Baltimore and Ohio 5301, a Class P-7d Pacific (4-6-2), is on the eastbound Cincinnatian near Athens, VA sometime in the summer of 1947
• Santa Fe 303 leads westbound Train #17, the Super Chief, several miles east of Gallup, NM in the summer of
• Southern Pacific Engine 9, leading a southbound freight several miles south of Owenyo, CA, was built by the Baldwin
Locomotive Works in 1909
• The North Woods Hiawatha was not quite as classy as the Hiawathas operated on the Milwaukee Road’s main line,
but it was just as important, supplying passenger service between New Lisbon and Star Lake, WI.
• The East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad was narrow gauge and ran eastward from Johnson City, TN to Hampton, TN. Known locally as the “Tweetsie,” it connected with the Linville River Railroad near Boone, NC
• Union Pacific 844, a Class FEF-3 Northern (4-8-4), is leading westbound mail train #25 west of La Grande, OR in the winter of 1949
• New York Central 6012, a Class S-1b Northern 4-8-4 (that the Central referred to as a Niagara), running northbound with a passenger train along the wintertime Hudson River near Cold Spring, NY in 1950

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