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Updates & Timeline

2021   Publication, Alexander Benjamin Craghead, "Switching Districts," in David Kahler et al, Railroad and the Art of Place: An Anthology. (Madison, WI: Center for Railroad Photography & Art, 2021). Pages TBD.

2020   Revised web portal launched.

2020   Publication, Alexander Benjamin Craghead, “The Photograph as History: Revisiting the Portland Switching District Project,” National Railway Historical Society Bulletin 82, Winter 2020, 3-19.

2019   Primary photography (ten year update) suspends.

2018   Publication, Alexander Benjamin Craghead, “Finding New Focus,” Departures, Railfan & Railroad Magazine, November 2018, 4.

2018   Primary photography resumes for ten-year update.

2011   Exhibit, "Portland Switching District Project: Preview," City Club of Portland, March 11-April 8, 2011

2011   Exhibit, "Second and Belmont," "Second and Ash," Significant Images of Railroading

2011   Publication, Alexander Benjamin Craghead, “The Portland switching district project: An overview,” National Railroad Historical Society Bulletin, Spring 2011, 36-47.

2020   Web portal launched.

2009   Primary photography suspends.

2007   Primary photography begins.