This annual includes some nice photographs from Phelps-Dodge mining operations and the Tucson, Cornelia & Gila Bend (now dormant) at Ajo, Arizona in the mid-70s plus the Southern Pacific mixed train from Lordsburg, New Mexico to Clifton, Arizona and the Santa Fe mixed train from Amarillo, Texas to Las Animas, Colorado.
The all-new 2016 Railroads Illustrated Annual is 100 pages dedicated to creative railroad photography past and present, including:
Dispatcher's Report, pp. 2-4, Day in North America 2015: Railroading from Coast to Coast, May 23, 2015, pp. 5-13,
Riding Mixed Trains in the Southwest by Gordon Glattenberg (SP, ATSF and TC&GB), pp. 14-29,
Western Canada Odyssey by Alex Mayes (CN, CP and VIA in 2015), pp. 30-35,
Of Late, I Think of Loyall by Eric Miller and Ron Flanary (CSX coal country in Loyal, Kentucky), pp. 36-43,
Stockton's Street Runners by Robert Scott (today's Stockton, Terminal & Eastern and Central California Traction), pp. 44-55,
Portfolio: Sean Graham White photography (1990s to today), pp. 56-67,
Growing up in Coal Country by Sam Phillips (modern Norfolk Southern in West Virginia), pp. 68-79,
Northern ALCO Adventure by Dave Schauer (Quebec's Cartier Railroad ALCO locomotives in 2001), pp. 80-89,
Day in North America 2016: Railroading from Coast to Coast, April 16, 2016, pp. 90-99.
White River Productions, magazine, 100 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., Color photographs with text.