in Corvallis Oregon.



           next year: 40th anniversary - march 17, 2018

HALL OF FAME Recipients

For Their Outstanding Contribution to the Railfan Community and  Dedication to Railroad Photography  

​1997   Guy L. Duscomb

1998   Wilbur Whittaker

1999   Chard Walker

2000   Stan  Kistler

2001   Richard Steinheimer

2002   Don Olsen

2003   Ted Benson    

2004   Phillip Kauke

2005   John  C. Illmon

2006   Dick Dorn

2007   John Shaw

2008   Dave Stanley

2009   Mel Patrick

2010   Joseph A. Strapac

2011    Ken Meeker

2012   Tom Gildersleeve

2013   Shirley Burman

2013   Vic Neves

2014   Dale Sanders

2015   Evan Werkema

2015   Gordon Glattenberg

2016   Tom Savio

2017   Steve Barry

​2018     ???

This award was created by Ken Meeker, Vic Neves and Brian Rutherford to recognize certain individuals that have also supported Winterail.  All of the above have produced at least one presentation since the beginning in 1978 except for two individuals;  Joseph Strapac and Tom Savio.  These two have attended  every Winterail (38 years) as vendors to the  "Railroadiana Show & Sale".

Winterail Railroad Photography Exposition  AND railroadiana show and sale  began in 1978.  2017  marks our 39th year of bringing quality digital presentations and collectables to the discerning railfan.