Impossible Railroad: San Diego & Arizona Eastern

Through March 2013. San Diego Model Railroad Museum in Balboa Park. Opening reception on March 23, 2012, from 6:00-9:30 p.m. Featuring Richard Steinheimer’s photographs of the San Diego & Arizona Eastern Railroad. The exhibit is compiled and curated by Shirley Burman Steinheimer and honors the museum’s John Rotsart, a long-time supporter of the Steinheimers. Along with the exhibit, the reissue of Impossible Railroad to DVD will go on sale. In this updated version, there will be a new segment featuring Steinheimer’s images and interviews with Ted Benson and Shirley. Steinheimer passed away on May 4 of this year. A legend among railroad photographers, he leaves a tremendous legacy. The quality and quantity of his work were immense, befitting his towering height—6 feet 6 inches. You can see a small selection of his work on