Fred Springer’s Alaska and Canadian Railways

The Center has just added Fred M. Springer selections of Alaska and Canadian Railways. The album includes this moving shot of VIA Rail passenger train no. 1, The Canadian, in the area of Moose Lake in Alberta, Canada, on July 17, 2003.

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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