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Stephen McShane

Calumet Regional Archives, IU Libraries

Expert Bio

Stephen McShane, emeritus librarian at IU Northwest, 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.

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.