Howard Fogg's Trains 2024 Calendar

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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...
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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 Trains 2024, his paintings live on, commemorating the great age of railroading.

This 2024 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 early winter of 1949, and Chesapeake and Ohio Greenbriar Class J-3 (4-8-4) built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1937 is on the point of a passenger train making a stop at the Thurmond, West Virginia depot.
• Northern Pacific Class A-5 Northern (4-8-4) 2681 is leading an eastbound mail train east of Bozeman, Montana in the winter of 1950. There were ten locomotives in the A-5 class, 2680 through 2689, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and delivered in 1943.
• Pennsylvania Railroad Class GG-1, one of ten motors of this class painted in Tuscan Red to match the color of the Morning Congressional is travelling through a snowy scene north of Philadelphia on its way to New York City, about 85 miles away.
• When the first Union Pacific Railroad 4000 was rolled out of the shop at American Locomotive Company, an unknown employee had chalked the words “Big Boy” on the front of the smokebox. Union Pacific had given thought to calling them “Wahsatches” after the grade they were originally designed to conquer.
• Rio Grande Southern Locomotives 21, a Consolidation (2-8-0) and 23, a Ten Wheeler (4-6-0) are leading a southbound string of varnish across Bridge 45-A, the 470-foot-long Howard Creek Trestle.
• Aliquippa and Southern 1210 is handling switching chores at its parent plant, Jones and Laughlin Steel Company in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. The cars are being set out for a pick-up by the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad, which passes by just outside the gate here.
• Missouri Pacific 356, along with two other units, an FB-2 and an FA-2, is leading an eastbound expedited freight along the Missouri River at Jefferson City, Missouri, on its way to St. Louis in the summer of 1955.
• Locomotive 46238 of the former London, Midland and Scottish Railway is running through verdant green country north of London, England in the summer of 1950. A 4-6-2 designed for passenger train service, 46238 was named City of Carlisle.
• With the temperature hovering near 110 degrees, Union Pacific 1630A (a Model FA with two FBs built in 1949 by the American Locomotive Company trailing) has the westbound Daylight Livestock Express making near passenger train speed as it passes an isolated siding southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada in the Summer of 1949.
• Engine 1401, a Class Ps-4 Pacific (4-6-2), was one of a dozen built by Richmond Locomotive Company in 1926 for passenger train service. Southern Railway had numerous other Pacific-type engines, 261 in total, but these 12 were painted green with gold trim for service on the Crescent.
• In 1927 and 1928, the Baldwin Locomotive Works built a pair of articulated tank engines, numbers 50 and 51. This painting shows Engine 51 coming through Cooley, Colorado.

Published by Tide-mark Press © 2023