Railroad Heritage, Summer 2020: Maps, Utah, Alban, Edmonson

Explore the art of railway and transit maps in the Summer 2020 issue’s cover story by Justin Franz in Railroad Heritage. Three additional feature articles await you. Mark W. Hemphill looks at the Denver & Rio Grande Western’s main line in Utah through the lenses of two talented photographers: George L. Beam and Otto C. Perry. Lee Alban shares how he discovered railroads and rediscovered painting in his second career as a railroad artist. And R.G. Edmonson showcases BNSF in the Texas Panhandle in this installment of “The Railroad and the Art of Place.” In our columns, Arjan den Boer looks at posters advertising station cafés in France in his “Art of the Railway Poster.” Adrienne Evans shares the first of her two-part overview about the history and care of glass plate negatives in “Out of the Archives.” And Hailey Paige chronicles the resounding success of our first-ever online conference, Virtual Conversations 2020, with more than 400 attendees from all over the world.

$7.95, 72 pages, color and b/w

Railroad Heritage 61: Summer 2020

Railroad Heritage, Spring 2020: Botkin, Hawkins, Walker

Travel around the world with photographer William E. Botkin in his quest for evocative black-and-white photographs of steam locomotives with the cover story of the Spring 2020 issue of Railroad Heritage. Inside, you can also learn what it takes to make a living as a railway artist with a glimpse into the life and work of Philip D. Hawkins, one of England’s foremost painters of trains. Gregory P. Ames presents the compelling story of a 1903 photograph and its creator, Dudley Walker, while touching on notions of pictorial photography as advertising art as well as evolving gender narratives in railroading. Arjan den Boer takes you all the way back to the Stone Age with his “Art of the Railway Poster” column, while additional columns by Hailey Paige and Adrienne Evans bring you up to date on our traveling exhibitions and collections, respectively. Finally, we share our ever-growing list of annual donors, the people whose generosity make possible all of our work at the Center for Railroad Photography & Art.

$7.95, 60 pages, color and b/w

Railroad Heritage 60: Spring 2020

Railroad Heritage, Winter 2020: Halamka, Franz, Jensen and Ableidinger

The Winter 2020 issue of Railroad Heritage is an expanded, 72-page issue that focuses on the West. The cover story by Todd Halamka is the latest in our “Railroads and the Art of Place” series and examines the Fraser Canyon in British Columbia. Justin Franz reports on “Hear the Whistle Blow: Art of the Railway,” an exhibition at the Hockaday Museum of Art in Kalispell, Montana. Joel Jensen and Lewis Albeidinger explore the remnants of the Milwaukee Road in Harlowton, Montana, and how its Depot Museum has helped catalyze the community’s revival. In this issue’s columns, Arjan den Boer shares two French posters by Foré; archivist Adrienne Evans previews the Center’s new archives storage space in “Out of the Archives;” while Hailey Paige, exhibitions and events coordinator, offers a recap of the Conversations 2019 conference with photographs by Hank Koshollek.

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Railroad Heritage 59: Winter 2020

Railroad Heritage, Fall 2019: Bennett, Lothes, Zimmermann

The fall 2019 issue features a cover story spotlighting artist Gil Bennett, a presenter at Conversations 2019. Karl Zimmermann shares his worldwide photography, which is coming to the Center’s Railroad Heritage Visual Archive. Editor Scott Lothes presents some of his recent photography from Switzerland and his take on “The Art of Place,” a new column launched in the summer issue. Hailey Paige, exhibitions and events coordinator, showcases the Center’s locally-themed traveling exhibitions. Adrienne Evans, archives manager, shares highlights from recent additions to our archive. Inga Velten, development associate, offers a behind-the-scenes look at how we adopted train order forms in our newly-established Legacy Society.

$7.95, 60 pages, color and b/w

Railroad Heritage, Summer 2019: Award Winners, Bodine, Cunningham

Summer 2019 is the third consecutive issue to which we’ve added twelve pages to our usual forty-eight. They feature the winners of the 2019 John E. Gruber Creative Photographer Awards, which received the second-highest number of submissions in its history. Additional content spotlights a conference presenter—-Jennifer Bodine writes about pictorialist photographer A. Aubrey Bodine; an art photographer–Caren Cunningham’s work is explored; and a community archive–Archives Manager Adrienne Evans and Archives Assistant Natalie Krecek discuss new archives visited and lessons learned at the 2019 Midwest Archives Conference in Detroit. In addition, Events and Exhibits Coordinator Hailey Paige recaps Conversations Transcontinental and After Promontory and Mike Matejka presents the journalist and railroad photography of the Daily Pantagraph of Bloomington, Illinois.

$7.95, 60 pages, color and b/w