Friday, November 6, 2009

Minnesota Railroad History Books



10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

On Sat. Nov. 14, 10 AM-5 PM there will be the largest ever book signing by the authors of Minnesota railroad history books. It will be part of the Northstar commuter train grand opening, held on the 5th Street side of the new Twins stadium, upstairs from the commuter rail station.

The following authors are scheduled to appear.

o John W. Diers, Twin Cities by Trolley

o Patrick C. Dorin, Milwaukee Road Passenger Service, Great Lakes Ore Docks and Ore Cars, Minnesota-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads, Chicago & North Western Passenger Cars

o John Gjevre, Saga of the Soo Vol. 1-3

o Steve Glischinski, Milwaukee Road 261, Regional Rails of the Midwest

o John Gruber, The Milwaukee Road Hiawathas, Travel By Train: The American Railroad Poster

o Donald Hofsommer, Tootin' Louie, Minneapolis and the Age of Railways, Minneapolis & St. Louis: A Photographic History

o Aaron Isaacs, Twin Cities by Trolley, Como-Harriet Streetcar Line, Trackside Around the Twin Cities

o Byron Olsen, Great Northern Album

o Russell Olson, Electric Railways of Minnesota

o David Schauer, Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range in Color; Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific in Color; Trackside Around Duluth

o Lorenz Schrenk, Northern Pacific Supersteam Era, Northern Pacific Classic Steam Era, Northern Pacific Diesel Era

o Jon Severson, Delivered with Pride (Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific)

o Richard Thompson, Taylors Falls & Lake Superior Railroad

This book event is sponsored by the St. Anthony Falls Heritage Board.

For more info, contact Aaron Isaacs, 612-929-7066

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