To see the Polar Express was once every child’s
dream, but owning it is Dr. John Craft’s reality. Trains,
trains, and more trains…the antique collectors items line
the walls of Dr. Craft's Ahwatukee home, boxcar after boxcar carefully
aligned on its track. His collection extends back more than 100
years, with the value of each boxcar starting in the thousands
Dr. Craft is a professor in the Walter Cronkite
School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
His primary focus is mass media and society as well as media ethics.
Professionally, he has worked in video production, public television
and public relations and has served on numerous leadership boards
promoting television and the arts. But the caboose does not stop
Get your ticket and join us aboard as Conductor
Craft guides us through his million-dollar collection.