Collection consists of photographs and slides pertaining to railroad freight cars and locomotives. The collection was assembled
by railroad modeler, historian, and author Richard H. Hendrickson.
Richard H. Hendrickson (1931-2014) was an academic linguist, railroad modeler, historian, and author. Born and raised in
Southern California, Hendrickson developed an interest in railway history and technology from his years spent around the Santa
Fe Railway. Following high school Hendricks spent a number of years as a sports car racer and mechanic before enlisting in
the Navy as an electronics technician during the Korean War.
18 Linear Feet
(18 record cartons and slides)
Copyright has been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. Permission for publication must be submitted in writing
to the CSRM Library amp;Archives.
Collection is open for research by appointment.