RAIL PHOTOGRAPHERS! WIN CASH!

Here's your opportunity to showcase your favorite Santa Maria Valley Railroad photographs and win cash prizes! A winner and runner up will be selected in each of the three categories. And here are our winners:

  • SANTA MARIA VALLEY RAILROAD PAST
  • Winner - Paul Jansson - SMVRR Sugar Beets train to Betteravia
  • Runner Up - Jay Roberts - Sugar Beet Train at Bragur
  • SANTA MARIA VALLEY RAILROAD PRESENT
  • Winner - Christian Schultz. - 1801 and 1322 at Main St in Guadalupe
  • Runner Up - Alex Gillman - Inbound at the Junction with Yellow Flowers
  • Honorable Mention - Nikky Lewis - 1322 at Betteravia Turn
  • CENTRAL COAST U.P. MANIFEST FREIGHT TRAINS SERVING SMVRR
  • Winner - Alex Gillman - UP North bound on the Coast
  • Runner Up - John Roskoski - UP South Bound on the Coast
  • Honorable Mention - Christian Schultz - UP on Cuesta at Serrano Horseshoe
  • Honorable Mention - Steven James - Tractors on Stenner Creek Trestle
The winning photos are in the Friends Fall 2021 Newsletter: here.

The THEME of this contest is "SERVING THE CENTRAL COAST"
The WINNER IN EACH CATEGORY RECEIVES $100
The RUNNER UP IN EACH CATEGORY RECEIVES $25

Photos must be submitted by September 1st. Winners will be announced and photos displayed on September 16th during the Friends of SMVRR ZOOM meeting.

FRIENDS PHOTO CONTEST DETAILS

Photos can only be submitted by the photographer.
Photos must be in JPG digital format.
One photo can be submitted in each of the following categories:
   Santa Maria Valley Railroad Past
   Santa Maria Valley Railroad Present
   Central Coast Manifest Freight Train Serving the Santa Maria Valley Railroad

You must designate which category each photo is submitted for.
Photos must be submitted by September 1st 2021.
Winners will be announced during the Friends Zoom meeting on September 16th 2021.
A winner and runner up will be selected in each category. Winners receive $100. Runners up $25.
We WILL NOT post your photos online without your permission. We will showcase the winning photos via screen share during the Friends Zoom meeting on September 16th (details). The winners will also be published in our Fall Newsletter.
Please submit your photos (in JPG format) by email to info@friends-smvrr.org. Due to possible email size restrictions, please submit each photo in a separate email to insure delivery.