Spirit of the Railroaders

Story Archive

Spirit of the Railroaders was created to preserve the stories of the American railroader.

Railroaders transformed America.

Their stories of Vision, Ingenuity, and Courage have the power to inspire and transform each of us.


Each of us has people in our lives whose significance to us has earned their place in our own personal Railroad “Hall of Fame.” In tribute to those individuals, the National Railroad Hall of Fame has created a space where these special stories can reside for others to celebrate.

Barry J. Huff
Thomas B. Carter, Sr.
Nicola Fragapane
John D. Gudgell
Ivan Schroader
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Do you have a story to tell? Submit your story or the story of a loved one for inclusion in our digital archive.

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