Union Depot in Saint Paul has a long and rich railroading history. The Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority is seeking photographs to display in the second annual amateur and hobby photographer’s exhibit at Union Depot. The exhibit will launch on Union Depot Train Days (April 30 & May 1) and run for a month. The exhibit will be curated by Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority and JLL. Photos of historic and modern train equipment – engines, passenger cars, freight cars and light rail at Union Depot – will be accepted for consideration.
Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority will not offer compensation for use of the photo(s).
Amateur and hobby photographers are encouraged to select their best image(s) and may submit up to four (4) photos for consideration. Digital, Instagram and film (scanned for submission) versions of photos will be considered.
Complete submissions will include:
- Digital version of photo(s) – up to four – in PDF or on a photo sharing website
- Photographer name
- Phone number – daytime or cell
- Email address
Submissions will be accepted from April 1 – 10, 2016.
Submissions will be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding the photo project may be submitted to: email@example.com or 651.266.2778.
Only complete submissions will be considered.
Selection of photos for the exhibit will be made after April 10, 2016.
Only photographers for the exhibit will be notified on April 15, 2016.
The photographer will prepare a bio and a description of the photo(s).
The original photo(s) will be printed and framed by the photographer for display in the exhibit.
The photo(s) shall be displayed in a black frame with a wire or other hardware for attaching to a picture hook.
Photographer may request use of a frame from the Regional Railroad Authority for photo during exhibition. Frame sizes that may be available on a first-come, first-served basis are 16”x20”, 18”x24” and 24”x36”.
The photo(s) shall be printed in a format not to exceed 24” x 36” format. Portrait or landscape orientation is acceptable.
The framed photo(s) must be in good condition – no torn, stained, reproduced or newspaper photos will be accepted.
The photo(s) will be delivered by the photographer to Union Depot April 25 – 29, 2016 and picked up June 6 – 10, 2016.
The original photo(s) will remain the property of the photographer.
Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority is not responsible for damage occurring during exhibiting of photo(s).
Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority owns Union Depot.