SOUTHLAND: A VIDEO PRESENTATION ON THE RAILROAD SCENE IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 1950-1976

** HISTORICAL SOCIETY **
** LECTURE SERIES **

Presents:
TOM GILDERSLEEVE & GORDON GLATTENBERG

Who will show a video presentation based on their new book:

SOUTHLAND

An all color book that features their photographic work regarding the railroad scene in Southern California between 1950 and 1976, with the main emphasis being the 1960s.

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

Some railfans wish they lived in southern California. Others were fortunate enough to have been born there. Tom Gildersleeve, Gordon Glattenberg, and the late William H. “Hank” Mills are among the latter.

The photographic trio began their exploration of the Southland in the early 1950s, when profound societal and technological change began to sweep the Golden State. Beyond the Technicolor dreams Hollywood was sending around the world, citrus groves were steadily giving way to industrialization and suburban sprawl. An expanding web of freeways was turning trolleys into antiques, while colorful new diesel locomotives steadily took the reins from steam’s iron horse. Transition was in full flower, providing the authors with intriguing subject matter cast against a wide array of dramatic settings...

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Saugus Train Station
Heritage Junction within William S. Hart Park in Newhall
Saturday, November 17, 2018
At 2:00 pm
ADMISSION IS FREE!!

Call 661-254-1275 for more info

Saturday, November 17 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Heritage Junction within William S. Hart Park, Saugus Train Station 24101 Newhall Ave., Newhall, CA

Contact Information

661-254-1275

Website

https://scvhs.org/wp/events-2/

Event Type

Clubs & Non-Profits, Community Events, Educational

Age Range

All Ages

Community Location

Newhall

Season

Fall Activities

Cost

Free

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