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Passing Freight & Contours: Land, Rail, Rau photographs from the William H. Rau Collection

April 27 @ 6:00 pm 8:30 pm

Does this view look familiar to you? The Horseshoe Curve is one of Altoona’s most famous destinations. See this photograph among others from railroad past and present at the opening reception of “Contours: Land, Rail, Rau” of photographs from the permanent collection by William H. Rau. William H Rau (1855-1920), one of Philadelphia’s preeminent photographers, was commissioned by the PRR in 1890 to photograph hundreds of scenes along its lines. Guest curator, Julie Rockwell, archivist for the East Broad Top Railroad Archives and Special Collections, will be here to share her expertise on the photographs. Registration is encouraged but not required at https://www.sama-art.org/event-details/passingfreight for this $10 event by April 26, 2024. Exhibitions were made possible through the generous sponsorship of Curry Innovation Center and DiAndrea Media


April 27
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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