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Posted on: April 16, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Faces of Railroading Traveling Exhibit at Senior Center

The Center for Railroading Photography & Art, located on the west side of Madison, and the Fitchburg Senior Center are excited to announce the traveling exhibition Faces of Railroading: Railroading and the Making of Madison and Dane County.

The exhibit looks at the historic role railroad workers have played in Dane County through compelling images of the past and present. In addition, the exhibit explores the changing geography of Madison in relation to the railroads. This show seeks to bring greater awareness of and appreciation for the railroad retirees and laborers who have significantly contributed to Madison's development. The exhibit consists of thirty-six matted and framed photographs with accompanying labels, as well as one introductory panel that provides a brief overview of the show and information about the Center. 

The exhibit will be on display at the Senior Center through mid-May.  Stop by and experience this great piece of Madison history. The Senior Center is located at 5510 Lacy Road and is open 8-4:30, Monday through Friday. 

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