Ford, John M. "Mandalay"
Summary: Crosstime travelers are stranded in a tunnel lined with hatches leading to all sorts of parallel worlds; they search for the "Homeline".
Published: In Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, October 1979; Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Anthology Volume 4 (ed. George Scithers), Davis/Dial 1980, v.t. Isaac Asimov's Worlds of Science Fiction, Davis/Dial 1980 (0803741928).
Original in: English.
Translation: French by Iawa Tate as "Sur la route de Mandalay", in Univers 1980 (ed. [[editor unknown]]), J'ai lu 1980 (2277210935).

Ford, John M. "Out of Service"
Summary: An Alternities guide is stranded after the "Fracture" and tries to convince the local gate operative that it will lead to the correct Homeline.
Published: In Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, July 1980.

Ford, John M. "Slowly By, Lorena"
Divergence: c 1861 CE
Summary: A doctor on a vacation offered by the Alternities Corporation is stranded in an 1867 where British intervention is prolonging the Civil War.
Published: In Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, November 1980; and The Fantastic Civil War (ed. Frank McSherry, Jr.), Baen 1991 (0671720635).

Ford, John M. "Intersections"
Divergence: 1944 CE
Summary: An Alternities guide crosses over into the real 1944 World War II.
Published: In Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine 26 October 1981.
Original in: English.
Translation: French by Brigitte Mariot as "Intersections", in Univers 1983 (ed. [[editor unknown]]), J'ai lu 1980 (2277214914).