Welcome to Railroads Illustrated Annual’s Extra Board! Extra Board welcomes your submissions. We’re looking for about 1500 words accompanied by two or three photos. Each photo should be no smaller than 14 inches (or 1024 pixels) across at 72 dpi (no verticals, please). Brief caption information must accompany each photo. Please send your inquiries to the Webmaster for consideration.
November 7, 2018
Cajon Pass and its four main lines have been tweaked to accommodate more trains than ever before. But is it really as active as it once was?
April 3, 2018
The next Day in North America (DINA) will be April 7, 2018! Help us document a typical day of railroading from coast to cast, rain or shine. The deadline for DINA 2018 submissions is May 5, 2018.
January 16, 2017
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.
January 9, 2017
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.”
January 5, 2017
The date for this year’s DINA is June 10, 2017. We welcome your submissions that record a typical day of railroading in North America, from freight to passenger, from coast to coast.
August 30, 2016
A full day of world-class imagery and thoughtful discussions about railroad art and photography awaits attendees of Conversations Northeast on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at the University of Connecticut at Storrs.