The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society Postcard Collection contains postcards of railroad stations dating from 1851-1953.
Most of the photographs are of railroad stations. There are also some photographs of trains, rolling stock, locomotives, shops,
yards and tunnels. Also includes reproductions of sketches made by Howard L. Fogg, an American artist who specialized in railroad
The Railroad and Locomotive Historical Society (R&LHS) was founded in 1921 by railroad enthusiasts Charles Fisher, Arthur
Curran, Warren Jacobs, and Roy Carlson. It is the oldest organization in North America entirely devoted to railroad history
and emphasizes the preservation and documentation of business history and industrial technology. The first chapter of the
R&LHS was established in New York City in 1934. Originally centered on the East Coast of the United States, the society currently
has ten local/regional chapters in the United States, including one in California. While the majority of members are nonprofessional
railroading enthusiasts, the society counts amongst its ranks archivists, historians, preservationists, curators, and museum
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Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from
manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Library & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of
the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which
must also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research by appointment. Contact Library Staff.