Photographer of the Year 2009
(Page updated 10.13.11)

Category 1A -- Slides "Illinois & Adjacent in 2008"

First Place

Hal Collins
Peoria & Western 1752 rolls along the frozen countryside
near Canton, IL.


Category 2A -- Slides "Elsewhere in 2008"

First Place (Tie)

Don W Seyller
Canadian Pacific
ethanol train along the tree lined banks of the Mississippi River in southern Minnesota.
First Place (Tie)

Clarke Renard

Amtrak's Empire Builder along the Mississippi River in southern Minnesota.
First Place (Tie)

Randy Olson
Iowa Interstate
double-headed QJ's
past the depot at
West Liberty, IA.



Category 1B -- Digital "Illinois & Adjacent in 2008"

First Place

Ray Peacock
Milwaukee Road 261
exits the tunnel at
Tunnel City, WI.
Second Place (tie)

Erik Rasmussen
Iowa Interstate
double-headed QJ's in the fog at Durant, IA.
Second Place (tie)

Lance Wales
Iowa, Chicago & Eastern SD40-2s work
Davis Junction, IL.

Category 2B-- Digital "Elsewhere in 2008"

First Place

Robert Jordan
Photo freight on the Heber Valley Railroad near
Heber City, UT.
Second Place

Erik Rasmussen
Riding the private car
" Silver Solarium" on the
Coast Starlight near
San Louis Obispo, CA.

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Chapter address

North Western Illinois Chapter - NRHS
P.O. Box 5632
Rockford, IL 61125-0632