Extra Board

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.

CRPA Conversations 2017 Preview

January 16, 2017

CRPA Conversations 2017 Preview

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.

Alexander’s Alco

January 9, 2017

Alexander’s Alco

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.”

Day in North America 2017

January 5, 2017

Day in North America 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.

CRPA Conversations Northeast

August 30, 2016

CRPA Conversations Northeast

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.