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:

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 or comment on our Flickr page:

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