McFarland, Edward M. "Mel"
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Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs, CO
Author - Editor, Colorado Midland Quarterly since 1980

A Colorado Springs native, Mel McFarland is active in local history pursuits and has worked with newspapers, schools, and historical sources in preserving local railroad history.

MAT, University of Southern Colorado, 1977 - Bachelor of Science, University of Southern Colorado, 1971
Fountain Valley Historical Society - Old Colorado City Historical Society - Ute Pass Historical Society - Colorado Midland Railway Historical Society - Pikes Peak Posse Westerners International - Rocky Mountain Railroad Club - Colorado Midland Chapter National Railway Historical Society
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Mel does presentations on Colorado Springs history, local railroad history, and related subjects
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Please send your email address to and we will get you in touch with him. Thanks, Bryan @ East Library

Dear How I can to obtain this magazine? I am a CM fan here in Brazil. Alberto Brazil

Please forward your email address and information to and we will forward your request to Mel McFarland. Thanks!

Is Mel still publishing this magazine? I was a subscriber in the 80's but left the hobby for several years. I would love to subscribe again if he is still writing, or purchase copies of old issues if available. Thank you.

Please forward your email address to and we will relay your message to him. Thanks, Bryan @ East Library

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