The James H. Andrew Railroad Museum’s 2019 Speaker Series concludes with Professor H. Roger Grant (Clemson University) and “The Rock Island’s Trans-Iowa Line”. Roger will trace the building, operation and fate of the Rock Island in Iowa.
The James H. Andrew Railroad Museum’s 2019 Speaker Series begins to wind down with “Railroaders” with Prof. Don L. Hofsommer (Univ. of Minnesota, St. Cloud). This program will highlight with photos and info. of railroaders at work from section gangs to CEO’s.
The James H. Andrew Railroad Museum’s 2019 Speaker Series continues with “Iowa Railroading from the 1970’s to Today” with Steve Glischlinski. This program will highlight railroading throughout Iowa with custom photography and supplying little known information.
“The Orphan Train” with Dr. Rudy Daniels. Rudy explains why and how the movement began with routes identified and what caused the end of Orphan trains in Iowa in the 1920’s. This program is supported by a grant from Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Our 2019 Speaker Series continues with “Railroads through the English Valley” with Steve Miller of the Kalona Historical Village. Steve will provide rare photos and information on a series of Iowa depots near the Kalona area with previously unknown information.
Our 2019 James H. Andrew Railroad Museum Speaker Series gets underway with “Growing up in the Grafton, Iowa Depot” with Mike Kulik. Rare photos and early stories from an Iowan who grew up on the second floor of the Grafton Milwaukee Road depot. Mike will present unknown Milwaukee Road history stressing Grafton, Iowa’s place on …