Wiatrowski, Claude
Birth Year (-Died Year): 
1946
Birth City: 
Chicago
Birth State: 
IL
Current Location: 
Colorado Springs, CO
Occupation(s): 
Retired
Biography: 

Dr. Wiatrowski moved to the Pikes Peak area in 1975 and has spent the years since he relocated to Colorado photographing its historic sites and researching its rich history.

Awards/Honors: 
Dr. Wiatrowski's DVDs have won Telly and Teddy awards
Pikes Peak's Shadow was selected for the Library of Congress Local Legacies Program
Education/Training: 
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Arizona - Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Arizona - Bachelor of Science, Physics, Illinois Institute of Technology
Organizations: 
Colorado Midland Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society - Railway and Locomotive Historical Society - Ute Pass Historical Society - Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad - Friends of the East Broad Top - Nevada Northern Railway Museum - Colorado Railroad Museum - Pikes Peak Historical Street Railway Foundation - Lexington Group in Transportation History
Speaker Availability: 
Yes
Speaker Topics: 
Discover Colorado's Railroads (introduction to Colorado's existing historic railroads and railroad historic sites; loosely based on the book Railroads of Colorado) - All Aboard for Pikes Peak (the history of the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railroad; based on the book All Aboard for America's Mountain - Behind Historic Colorado (this is a non-illustrated presentation about how the author explored Colorado's historic sites) - The First Narrow Gauge Railways (the original narrow gauge train ran in Wales, which General Palmer visited)
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