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Lake States Railway Historical AssociationLSRHA News and Upcoming Events
You can access these photos at our new bebsite www.lakestatesarchive.com. There you can download pictures for viewing or for purchase. Or click on link below.
LSRHA makes these images available with the understanding that they are solely for personal private research purposes. Any use beyond, such as publication, copying, selling, sharing, displaying, public exhibition, or any distribution via email, uploading to internet sites or social media requires prior written permission. (Permission forms are available here) Additional fees may apply, see below. We do however encourage sharing links to our archive and individual images.
Due to increasing fixed costs of maintaining and operating Lake States we find it necessary to raise membership dues. The increase will become effective Jan.1, 2019.
The increase is $5 and affects the non profit and Associate categories.
Lake States is entirely volunteer run. 100% of your dues donation is tax deductible.
As a member you will receive our quarterly news letters and first hand information as to what is happening at LSRHA.
Click on membership form below now and, fill it out and mail it to Lake States and save $5 before the first of the year.
Phil Weibler recently donated a collection of Rock Island glass plate negatives which are currently being scanned. Another acquisition is the Bruce Meyer collection consisting of over 6,000 slides and 2,000 photos. Thanks to Bonnie Meyer, LSRHA will be the caretaker of Bruce's extensive collection of EMD builder's slides and other great photographic images.
The family of Don Ginter donated the rest of his Fairbanks Morse collection to Lake States It consists of company documents catalogs, manuals and builders photos of FM diesels.
Additional Sheffield material was also included in the collection.
The third large collection came from the Edward Wilkommen estate in Wauwatosa, WI. An estimated 10,000 images of railroads world wide shows Ed's love of travel through thousands of negatives, large format slides, and photo prints. It will be a challenge to catalog this collection.
In the future we will highlight some of the images on the LSRHA web site.
Your help is needed to raise the additional $500 for the archival sleeves. You may send your contributions to Lake States Railway Historical Association, 330 Lynn Street, Baraboo, WI 53913. Mark your donation "Ritzman project". Any contribution is gratefully appreciated.
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