Tribute to Peter A. Hansen by PBS documentary film maker Richard Luckin. Hansen was the Editor of Railroad History Magazine, the Journal of the Railway and Locomotive Historical Society. This film shows the highlights of Hansen’s outstanding career as one of the nation’s leading experts on the history of railroading in America, including his appearances on CBS Sunday Morning, NBC Nightly News, and his work with Luckin on many award -winning PBS documentary films. Also featured is a glimpse of Hansen’s early days as National Spokesperson for SPRINT ION, a technology that pioneered the work from home world we now experience.



Peter A. Hansen, 1957-2020

Peter A. Hansen, 62, Railroad History editor and renowned railroad writer and historian, died Friday, May 15 at his home in Winter Park, Fla., with his wife Bonnie at his side. He had been battling Read more…


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