Hill, Ronald C. 1937-

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HILL, Ronald C. 1937-

PERSONAL: Born May 13, 1937, in Oak Park, IL; son of Clyde C. (a professor of English) and Fern L. (a teacher) Hill. Education: University of Denver, B.A., 1959, J.D., 1962. Politics: Republican. Religion: Methodist. Hobbies and other interests: Photography, bicycling, travel.

ADDRESSES: Home—Denver, CO. Offıce—Anstine, Hill, Richards & Simpson, 899 Logan St., Suite 406, Denver, CO 80203.

CAREER: Anstine & Hill (after 1996 Anstine, Hill, Richards & Simpson), Denver, CO, attorney, 1969—. Colorado Railroad Historical Foundation, president, 1981-94; Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers Foundation, member. Military service: U.S. Army, 1962-64; became captain; received Commendation Medal.

MEMBER: Colorado Bar Association, Defense Lawyers Association of Colorado, National Railway Historical Society (president of Intermountain chapter, 1970-71), National Society of the Scabbard and Blade (commander, 1971-75).


(With Jeffrey T. Brouws) Railroading West, Rail Graphics, 1975, 2nd edition, Darwin Publications, 1979.

Rio Grande in the Rockies, Colorado Railroad Museum, 1977, 2nd edition, 1979.

(With Dave Stanley) Rails in the Northwest, Colorado Railroad Museum, 1978.

(With R. H. Kindig) Union Pacific 8444, Colorado Railroad Museum, 1978.

(Editor, with R. H. Kindig) Locomotive 346: The First One Hundred Years, Colorado Railroad Museum, 1981.

Rio Grande West, Colorado Railroad Museum, 1982.

(With William E. Botkin and R. H. Kindig) Union Pacific 3985, Colorado Railroad Museum, 1985.

(With William E. Botkin and Victor Hand) Union Pacific—Mainline West, Colorado Railroad Museum, 1986.

Mountain Mainlines of the West, Colorado Railroad Museum, 1988.

Colorful Colorado Railroads in the 1960s, Colorado Railroad Museum, 1992.

(With Al Chione) The Railroad Artistry of Howard Fogg, Cedco Publishing (San Rafael, CA), 1999.

Creator of Those Magnificent Planes (annual calendar), Cedco Publishing (San Rafael, CA), 1985—. Contributor to books; contributor of articles and photographs to periodicals, including Airliners.

SIDELIGHTS: Ronald C. Hill told CA: "My primary motivation for writing is to share knowledge with others who have similar interests. I am particularly influenced by history and transportation, especially railroads and airlines. Ordinarily, I form some sort of rough outline—either written or mental—and then write and rewrite a rough draft in longhand with a fountain pen before typing the manuscript in final form. Sometimes subjects on which I am well versed simply occur to me, and at other times an editor will ask me to submit an article on a subject about which I have knowledge. I have a large research library at my disposal, and that is very helpful, of course."