Gulf Coast Chapter NRHS
Gulf Coast Chapter - National Railway Historical Society, Inc.
39th Annual Railroad Photography Contest
Congratulations to our 2022 photo contest winners!
Scroll down to see the winning entries and access links to all of the contest entries.




2022 Best of Show
David M. See Best of Show Award
Rounding the Curve: UP 4014 “Big Boy” arriving in Mexia, Texas
Photographer: Rose Poole



2022 People's Choice Award
Robert H. Sunderland People's Choice Award
Rio Grande Zephyr in Salt Lake City
Photographer: Al Dykes



Category Winner
20th Century Diesel Railroading - Black & White First Place
ATSF 8160 at Bellville, Texas
Photographer: Tim Brickner



Category Runner Up
20th Century Diesel Railroading - Black & White Runner Up
SP 7963 at Rosenberg, Texas 
Photographer: Tim Brickner



Category Winner
20th Century Diesel Railroading - Color First Place
MKT 174 at Cat Spring, Texas
Photographer: Tim Brickner




Category Runner Up
20th Century Diesel Railroading - Color Runner Up
SP 7385 at Rosenberg, Texas
Photographer: Tim Brickner




Category Winner
20th Century Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Black & White First Place
LIft Bridge over the Atchafalaya River, Morgan City, Louisiana
Photographer: Howard Laker



Category Runner Up
20th Century
Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Black & White Runner Up
The Railroad Goes to War: Canyon Diablo, Arizona
Photographer: Howard Laker





Category Winner
20th Century Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Color First Place
Rio Grande Zephyr in Salt Lake City
Photographer: Al Dykes



Category Runner Up
20th Century Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Color Runner Up
Gulf Coast Chapter NRHS Observation Lounge Good Cheer Being Added to the Consist of Amtrak's Sunset Limited
Photographer: Al Dykes




Category Winner
20th Century Steam Railroading - Black & White First Place
UP 3985 on Sherman Hill, Wyoming
Photographer: Tim Brickner




Category Runner Up
20th Century Steam Railroading - Black & White Runner Up
UP 3985 in Wyoming
Photographer: Tim Brickner
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Category Winner
20th Century Steam Railroading - Color First Place
1984 SP World’s Fair Daylight Entering Englewood Yard, May 1984
Photographer: Al Dykes




Category Runner Up
20th Century Steam Railroading - Color Runner Up
UP 3985 on Sherman Hill, Wyoming
Photographer: Tim Brickner




Category Winner
Contemporary Diesel Railroading - Black & White First Place
UP 9698 at Engle, Texas
Photographer: Tim Brickner




Category Runner Up
Contemporary Diesel Railroading - Black & White Runner Up
Far from Home: Canadian Pacific Engine in Hearne, Texas
Photographer: Rose Poole




Category Winner
Contemporary 
Diesel Railroading - Color First Place
All Aboard! Texas State Railroad Train at the Palestine, Texas, Station

Photographer: Rose Poole



Category Runner Up
Contemporary 
Diesel Railroading - Color Runner Up
CNW 411 and Metra 90 Heritage Unit, Union, Illinois
Photographer: Phil Whitley




Category Winner
Contemporary Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Black & White First Place
Shiny-Clean and Ready to Travel: Close UP 4014 Mechanicals
Photographer: Rose Poole




Category Runner Up
Contemporary Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Black & White Runner Up
Spare Train Wheels, West, Texas
Photographer: Rose Poole



Category Winner
Contemporary
 Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Color First Place
Throwing the Switch
Photographer: Eddie Kosar




Category Runner Up
Contemporary Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Color Runner Up
Spare Train Wheels, West, Texas
Photographer: Rose Poole



Category Winner
Contemporary Steam Railroading - Black & White First Place
Big Boy Meet Jeggerson Davis, Aug. 17, 2021
Photographer: Shwn Sanders



Category Winner
Contemporary Steam Railroading - Black & White Runner Up

UP 4014 Arriving at Hempstead, Texas
Photographer: Rose Poole




Category Winner
Contemporary Steam Railroading - Color First Place

UP 4014 Rolling Through the Countryside Near Bremond, Texas
Photographer: Rose Poole



Category Runner Up
Contemporary Steam Railroading - Color Runner Up
Cumbres & Toltec Train Climbing 4% Grade to Cumbres Pass
Photographer: Al Dykes


 
Click on the links below to view the entries in each category.
Contemporary Diesel Railroading - Color20th Century Diesel Railroading - Color
Contemporary Diesel Railroading - Black & White20th Century Diesel Railroading - Black & White
Contemporary Steam Railroading - Color20th Century Steam Railroading - Color
Contemporary Steam Railroading - Black & White20th Century Steam Railroading - Black & White
Contemporary Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Color20th Century Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Color
Contemporary Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Black & White20th Century Miscellaneous Railroad Subjects - Black & White
 
Click here for the official contest rules. Scroll down to see some past winning contest entries.

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Tom Mather - 2011 Best of Show
Tom Mather - 2011 Best of Show

Eddie Kosar - 2012 Best of Show
Eddie Kosar - 2012 Best of Show

Eddie Kosar - 2013 Best of Show
Eddie Kosar - 2013 Best of Show

Fred Stigale - 2014 Best of Show
Fred Stigale - 2014 Best of Show

Fred Stigale - 2014 People's Choice
Fred Stigale - 2014 People's Choice

Jerry Dorcz - 2015 Best of Show
Jerry Dorcz - 2015 Best of Show

Phil Whitley - 2015 People's Choice
Phil Whitley - 2015 People's Choice

Jerry Dorcz - 2016 Best of Show
Jerry Dorcz - 2016 Best of Show

Mitch Burk - 2016 People's Choice
Mitch Burk - 2016 People's Choice

Fred Stigale - 2017 Best of Show
Fred Stigale - 2017 Best of Show

Eddie Kosar - 2017 People's Choice
Eddie Kosar - 2017 People's Choice

Christine Stigal - 2018 Best of Show and People's Choice
Christine Stigale - 2018 Best of Show and People's Choice

Jerry Dorcz - 2019 Best of Show
Jerry Dorcz - 2019 Best of Show

Russell Straw - 2019 People's Choice
Russell Straw - 2019 People's Choice

Frank Corbin - 2020 Best of Show
Frank Corbin - 2020 Best of Show

Rose Poole - 2020 People's Choice
Rose Poole - 2020 People's Choice


2021 Best of Show
  Timothy Brickner - 2021 Best of Show

2021 People's Choice
Rose Poole - 2021 People's Choice
 
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