How to Submit Articles for Publication
Articles may be accepted for publication in the Green Diamond provided the content is consistent with the overall objectives of the society - - preserving our heritage.Decisions on whether this requirement is met is the sole responsibility of the editorial staff. As a preferred procedure for submission of articles, prospective contributors are requested to contact the editorial staff prior to submitting materials at the e-mail address: email@example.com.
or by U.S. Mail at:
P.O. Box 288
Paxton, Il 60957
The editorial staff accepts no responsibility for unsolicited manuscripts or materials.
Acceptable length of articles is determined by content. The editorial
retains the right to edit materials to meet space and/or content
requirements. Articles concerning historical events about the Illinois
Central and its predecessor roads, biographical information of
outstanding personalities connected with the Illinois Central
(including oral history interviews), operations, facilities, equipment,
etc., may be 12 to 15 pages in length, including illustrative
Personal, autobiographical glimpses of experiences as an employee, or
relative of former employee, on the Illinois Central should be limited
to not more than two pages. Other relevant brief materials such as a
cartoon, poem, photograph or similar item may be considered. If any
material is accepted, appropriate by-
Text materials may be submitted by US Mail in manuscript (hard copy) form (preferably typed double spaced (for better scanning), or as an e-mail attachment, provided the file is in Microsoft Word as a .doc file.
materials such as photographs, drawings, diagrams, etc., are preferred
in hard copy form. Electronic transmission has not been a satisfactory
method for good magazine reproduction within our limitations.
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