Steam into a new year with the spectacular winter photography of Ralph Hallock, featuring the Denver & Rio Grande Western’s Tennessee Pass with commentary by Mark W. Hemphill, in this issue’s cover story. Get inspired to keep in touch with “The Rise and Fall of the Railroad Postcard,” an in-depth history of railroad postcards by Den Adler, which includes more than seventy images from his extensive collection. Explore railroading on the San Francisco Peninsula in the 1970s with Dave Stanley in our latest installment of “The Railroad and the Art of Place.”
In our columns, learn about our new research and usage fees in “Out of the Archives” by Adrienne Evans, which also includes an update on our processing efforts. Arjan den Boer shares the work of British artist Paul B. Mann in “Art of the Railway Poster.” Inga Velten interviews Richard Tower, a member of our board of directors, in a new column spotlighting the people of the Center. Kevin P. Keefe reviews the new book Logomotive: Railroad Graphics and the American Dream by Ian Logan and Jonathan Glancey, while Hailey Paige provides a rundown of our traveling exhibitions and online events.
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