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Introduction to William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Collection

An introduction to the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center's William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Collection

Welcome to the William W. Hay Railroad Engineering Collection

This collection, held at the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, is in memory of William Hay, Professor of Railroad Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for over 30 years.

This collection was donated to the University Library in January 2001 by the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) and the Federal Railroad Administration.

In accordance with the Grainger Engineering Library Information Center's role as the designated repository for the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA), the Hay Collection at the Grainger Engineering Library is affiliated with the Association of American Railroads

Professor William W. Hay in 1977.

 

The photograph to the right depicts Professor William W. Hay in 1977. Courtesy of "William W. Hay Award for Excellence honors legacy of CEE rail professor," Civil and Environmental Engineering, by Professor Christopher P.L. Barkan and Michael W. Franke.