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Index of photographers
please note that more than one photo may appear on the page
Photographer's name
Portus Acheson 125
Ray L. Albright 86
Dr. Richard L. Allman 85
Frederick E. Barber 80
Bruce Bente 118, 119
Stanley B. Brooks 107, 108, 109, 112
Charles A. Brown 63, 76, 78
David H. Cope 61, 68, 73, 75, 81, 82, 122
E. Everett Edwards 72, 81
Joseph H. Frank 98
Robert G. Foley 120
Wilbur Hall 120
William C. Hoffman 84
John F. Horan 45, 64
Charles W. Houser, Sr. 64, 66, 68
Robert G. Lewis 22, 23, 24, 116
Howard E. Johnston 21, 24
Andrew W. Maginnis 84
Stephen D. Maguire 25, 79
Edward S. Miller 71, 74, 116, 117, 122
William Powelson 42
Leslie R. Ross 60
Gerhard Salomon 87
Howard P. Sell 50
Wilbur G. Sherwood 59
Richard S. Short 73, 86, 117, 120, 121
Henry Schmidt 80
James P. Shuman 22
Mike Szilagyi 98, 118
William H. Watts II 33, 35, 37, 38, 39, 50
Lester K. Wismer 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 72, 75, 77, 78, 82, 85, 88, 115
Richard H. Young 79

Individuals and Organizations that Contributed Photos to the Book


Dr. Richard L. Allman

Bruce Bente

Stanley F. Bowman, Jr.

Jerry Chiccarine

Bruce Clark

Robert G. Foley

Joseph H. Frank

Pastor Paul M. Lederach

Andrew W. Maginnis

Douglas E. Peters

David Sadowski

Robert E. Sauer, Jr.

Richard S. Short

Joel Spivak

Sherry Stella

Jeffrey L. Wien

The Wismer family


Central Electric Railfans Association

Haverford Township Historical Society

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Lansdale Historical Society

The Library of Congress

Lower Merion Historical Society

Lower Pottsgrove Historical Society

Montgomery County Community College

New Hanover Township Historical Society

Old York Road Historical Society

Pottstown Historical Society

Railways to Yesterday Library

Trolley Museum of Pennsylvania

Upper Moreland Historical Association

Wien-Criss Archive

Ursinus College Archives

Worcester Historical Society


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