Robert Hadley’s Ann Arbor Railroad

The first album of Robert A. Hadley selections is available online featuring the Ann Arbor Railroad. Here is a southbound Ann Arbor Railroad train no. 52 with engine no. 1612 (4-4-2) at Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1941. View more at the Hadley webpage: www.railphoto-art.org/collections/hadley/ann-arbor-railroad

The Center needs your help identifying the missing pieces in several of our Hadley images. If there are specific locations, dates, or details that you know please email info@railphoto-art.org or comment on our Flickr page: www.flickr.com/photos/railphotoart/albums

Hadley Collection Overview

  • Gift of Apex Foundation
  • 6,618 black and white negatives
  • 1930s to 2000s
  • Coverage includes the United States, England, and Canada with particular emphasis on Michigan and the Upper-Midwest, as well as Colorado and Wyoming

Fred Springer’s South American Railways

Another album of Fred M. Springer selections is available online. The photographs focus on South American railways from Bolivia and Paraguay including this shot of Empresa Nacional de Ferrocarriles Bolivia 2-8-0 steam locomotive no. 9 or “Mururata” in Guaqui, Bolivia, on September 30, 1992.

View all the images at: www.railphoto-art.org/collections/springer/south-american-railways

Springer Collection Overview

  • Gift of Fred and Dale Springer
  • 8,000 B&W negatives
  • 50,000 color slides
  • 1940s to 2000s
  • Coverage includes six inhabited continents, and especially the southwestern United States, Mexico, and South America

 

Fred Springer’s Brazilian Railways

A new album of selections from our Fred M. Springer Collection are available online. Images feature Brazilian Railways including these Associação Brasileira de Preservação Ferroviária 4-6-0 wood-burning steam locomotives nos. 215 and 210 moving past a set of buildings and a large pile of fuel in Anhumas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on November 1, 1990.

View the entire album at: www.railphoto-art.org/collections/springer/brazilian-railways

Springer Collection Overview

  • Gift of Fred and Dale Springer
  • 8,000 B&W negatives
  • 50,000 color slides
  • 1940s to 2000s
  • Coverage includes six inhabited continents, and especially the southwestern United States, Mexico, and South America

Fred Springer’s African Railways

Another album of Fred M. Springer photographs are available. These selections include shots from Zambia and Zimbabwe such as a National Railways of Zimbabwe Garratt steam locomotive passing new concrete ties in the grassy terrain of Livingstone, Zambia on August 8, 1991.

View the entire album: www.railphoto-art.org/collections/springer/african-railways

Springer Collection Overview

  • Gift of Fred and Dale Springer
  • 8,000 B&W negatives
  • 50,000 color slides
  • 1940s to 2000s
  • Coverage includes six inhabited continents, and especially the southwestern United States, Mexico, and South America

Highlights from the Robert A. Hadley Collection

We have a new album from our Robert A. Hadley Collection available online. Hadley shot images throughout the Upper-Midwest and Canada in these selections. They include the below image of Canadian National Railway (CN) steam locomotives no. 6001 and no. 2721 inside a shop at Stratford, Ontario, circa 1950.

View the entire album: www.railphoto-art.org/collections/hadley

Hadley Collection Overview

  • Gift of Apex Foundation
  • 6,618 black and white negatives
  • 1930s to 2000s
  • Coverage includes the United States, England, and Canada with particular emphasis on Michigan and the Upper-Midwest, as well as Colorado and Wyoming