RAILROADS ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL 2016: Enjoy 100 pages of exciting railroad photography from yesterday and today. This year’s edition features Gordon Glattenberg, Sam Philips, Ron Flanary, Alex Mayes, plus Day in North America 2015 and 2016!
The Center for Railroad Photography & Art works with photographers, writers, and historians around the world to preserve significant images of railroading. Their annual “Conversations” conference will he hosted by Lake Forest College April 28 through 30, 2017, featuring a variety of presenters and topics.
Who could fathom the likelihood of a 60-plus year-old Alco S2 lugging heavy coal cars from mine to interchange in a pristine and remote Appalachian setting? In a world of constant change the Beech Mountain, in its insulated little hideaway within the Mountain State, is indeed the short line with “nine lives.”