yes, clearly its a "photo illustration"..
Unless the train was running backwards at the same speed as the truck..
or the truck was running backwards at the same speed as the train..which didnt happen!
I would guess the truck and the background are one shot, the loco was pasted in,
and the space between the track and the highway was digitally blurred-streaked.
actually, looking closer, im going to say its four different elements..
one photo is the truck and the road its sitting on..background landscape is a second, unrelated scene..
the loco is a third image pasted in..then the space between the "tracks" and the road is just a digital green streak..probably not from a real scene at all..
it probably says inside the issue.."photo montage" or "photo illustration" or something like that..
not a big deal IMO..I dont think Trains magazine ever said its covers will not be digitally altered..
its not a photo contest..