Railroader of the Year


Railroader of the Year

Railroader of the Year is an annual award presented to a North American railroad industry worker by trade journal "Railway Age". The award was first presented in 1964 by trade journal "Modern Railroads" and has continued through the magazine acquisition in 1992 to the present.

Past recipients of this award include:

* 1964 – D. William Brosnan (SOU)
* 1965 – Stuart T. Saunders (PRR)
* 1966 – Stuart T. Saunders (PRR)
* 1967 – Louis W. Menk (NP)
* 1968 – William B. Johnson (IC)
* 1969 – John W. Barriger III (Monon, P&LE, MKT)
* 1970 – John Shedd Reed (ATSF)
* 1971 – Jervis Langdon, Jr. (PC)
* 1972 – Charles Luna (United Transportation Union)
* 1973 – James B. Germany (SP)
* 1974 – L. Stanley Crane (SOU)
* 1975 – Frank E. Barnett (UP)
* 1976 – William J. Harris, Jr. (Association of American Railroads)
* 1977 – Edward G. Jordan (CR)
* 1978 – Robert M. Brown (UP)cite web| url=http://www.railwayage.com/A/feature1.html| publisher=Railway Age Magazine| title= Railway Age's Railroader of the Year - Bill Wimmer: Building Union Pacific| date=2007| accessdate=2007-01-12| ]
* 1979 – Theodore C. Lutz (WMATA)
* 1980 – John G. German (MP)
* 1981 – Lawrence Cena (ATSF)
* 1982 – A. Paul Funkhouser (FL)
* 1983 – L. Stanley Crane (SOU, CR)
* 1984 – Hays T. Watkins (CSX)
* 1985 – John L. Cann (CN)
* 1986 – Raymond C. Burton, Jr. (Trailer Train Corporation)
* 1987 – Willis B. Kyle (Kyle Railways)
* 1988 – Darius W. Gaskins, Jr. (BN)
* 1989 – W. Graham Claytor, Jr. (Amtrak)
* 1990 – Arnold B. McKinnon (NS)
* 1991 – Mike Walsh (UP)
* 1992 – William H. Dempsey (Association of American Railroads)
* 1993 – Raymond C. Burton, Jr. (TTX Corporation)
* 1994 – L. S. “Jake” Jacobson (Copper Basin Railway)
* 1995 – Edwin Moyers (SP)
* 1996 – Robert D. Krebs (ATSF) and Gerald Grinstein (BN)
* 1997 – Paul M. Tellier (CN)
* 1998 – David R. Goode (NS)
* 1999 – Edward A. Burkhardt (WC)
* 2000 – "The railroad worker" (the award for 2000 was changed to "Railroader of the Century")
* 2001 – Mike Haverty (ATSF, KCS)
* 2002 – E. Hunter Harrison (BN, IC, CN)
* 2003 – Richard K. Davidson (UP) [cite journal| journal=Railway Age| author=Vantuono, William C.| month=January| year=2003| title=Union Pacific's Dick Davidson: managing a 33,000-mile factory—with no roof - Railroader of the Year - Company Profile| url=http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1215/is_1_204/ai_97447683/pg_1| accessdate=2007-01-13 ]
* 2004 – Robert J. Ritchie (CP)
* 2005 – David R. Goode (NS)
* 2006 – Richard F. Timmons (American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association)
* 2007 – Bill Wimmer (UP) [cite press release| publisher=Union Pacific Railroad| url=http://www.uprr.com/newsinfo/releases/human_resources/2007/0112_wimmer.shtml| date=2007-01-12| title=Union Pacific Vice President-Engineering Bill Wimmer Named Railway Age Railroader Of The Year| accessdate=2007-01-12| ]

References

* Canadian National Railway (2005), " [http://www.cn.ca/about/investors/directors_officers/company_officers/en_InvHarrison.shtml E. Hunter Harrison: President and Chief Executive Officer] ". Retrieved December 1 2005
* Railway Age (November 18 2005), " [http://www.railwayage.com/breaking_news.shtml Late Breaking Rail Industry News: American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association President Richard F. Timmons named Railway Age Railroader of the Year] ". Retrieved November 30 2005.
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