A landmark feature story on the vanishing point of railroad photography headlines the summer issue of Railroad Heritage, our quarterly magazine for Center members. Highlights include:
- In his cover story about the foundational element of railroad imagery, Gregory P. Ames gives the “railroad vanishing point” a major spotlight with engaging and insightful research and writing.
- Justin Franz writes about Lesley Lynch, Amtrak’s first Acela conductor, with photos by Leo King and other Acela images from our collections.
- Our regular “Out of the Archives” column by Adrienne Evans, with collection updates and an interview with Gil Taylor, processing archivist, about the lessons we’ve learned while processing moving-image films.
- As the Alaska Railroad celebrates its centennial year, we look back on the art print program it began in 1979, with an article by Justin Franz.
- Coverage of the exciting announcement that Peter and Christine Mosse have pledged their world-class railroad art collection to the Center.
- “Fellowship and Awe,” an essay about Conversations 2023 by Rick Malo with photography by Elrond Lawrence
- The IMAX film Train Time, a new documentary about James J. Hill, and more!
If you don’t receive it already, join the Center and have four issues delivered to your mailbox each year.