Stephen McShane

Calumet Regional Archives, IU Libraries IU Northwest

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Areas of Expertise

Topics in Northwest Indiana history: Indiana’s Calumet region, the history of the 1920s South Shore Line Railroad marketing campaign, steelmakers and steeltowns of Lake County, Indiana.

Expert Bio

Stephen McShane has published articles and monographs on Northwest Indiana history, including "Moonlight in Duneland: The Illustrated Story of the South Shore Line Railroad" and "Steel Giants: Historic Photographs from the Calumet Regional Archives." He has served as the archivist/curator at IU Northwest's Calumet Regional Archives since 1982.

McShane lives in Valparaiso, Indiana, with his wife, Cindy. They have two grown daughters, Maureen and Renee.

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Updated on: January 8, 2020