Railroad Heritage No. 28, Conference, Springer, Madrigal

Preview of 2012 conference with profile of presenter Drake Hokanson. Gallery of Fred Springer photos and announcement of the Center receiving his collection. Complete coverage of 2011 awards program. Interview with family members of Rock Island roundhouse worker Tomas Madrigal, photographed by Jack Delano in 1943. 2011 honor roll.

$7.95, 20 pages, color and b/w.

Railroad Heritage No. 27, Frank Lloyd Wright, Awards, Delano

In-depth look at renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s railroad stations, including photos and drawings. Winners of 2011 photography awards program. Obituaries of noted railroad photographers and collectors Arthur D. Dubin, William Kratville, William D. Middleton, Ryan Schoenfeldt and Richard Steinheimer. Jack Delano photograph of Santa Fe crew.

$7.95, 24 pages, color and b/w.

Railroad Heritage No. 26, Railroad Preservation in a Nutshell

Railroad Heritage 26

Quick-and-easy illustrated guide to the history of railroad preservation in North America. Entries summarize the movement from 1828 to 2011, with examples ranging from the obvious to myriad intangibles. Also includes a gallery of young railroad photographers with an eye to preservation topics.

$19.95, 48 pages, color and b/w

Railroad Heritage No. 25, Zwingenberger, Valle, Conference

Profile of Axel Zwingenberger, world-renouned boogie-woogie and German steam photographer; overview of presenters at 2011 “Conversations” conference; author James Valle’s collaboration with photographer Jack Delano; rail worker sculpture by Rich Harney inspired by a photograph; honor roll of 2010 donors.

$7.95, 20 pages, color and b/w.

Railroad Heritage No. 24, Olive Dennis, Awards, Exhibitions

In-depth look at Olive Dennis, civil engineer and designer for the Baltimore & Ohio from 1920 to 1954; winners of 2010 awards program; interview with John H. White, Jr., past transporation curator at the Smithsonian; also coverage of the record-breaking 2010 “Conversations” conference, Plowden exhibition, and members’ survey.

$7.95, 20 pages, color and b/w.