Media Coverage

Numerous articles have been written about my work, collections, art, and my love of San Francisco and its history. Below are links to some of the more recent publications. More articles will be added soon.

These links are to YouTube videos of programs that focused on my work:

Ron Henggeler in HGTV’s Offbeat America

Ron Henggeler in SEEKING 1906 with Simon Winchester

Ron Henggeler in Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations

I was featured on Evening Magazine on Channel 5, and in the film about the 1906 earthquake disaster with Simon Winchester (see below).

Quote from The Crack at the Edge of the World

Hana Baba is the co-host of "CrossCurrents", the evening newsmagazine on KALW Public Radio 91.7FM in San Francisco (an NPR station). She interviewed me June 5, 2009 and the interview aired on June 15th in the Bay Area at 5pm. If you’d like to hear the interview, click here:

Ron Henggeler's high-concept scrounging led to a remarkable earthquake collection

      San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, Sunday, April 16, 2006

Wheels within wheels

      San Francisco Call, June 5, 2000

The Junk Historian

      CBS 5 Evening Magazine

Tammy Fortin's article

      Plazm Magazine


From the San Francisco Chronicle, Friday, June 2, 2006, Leah Garchik's column

"Chrissie Martenstein, who was one of the stars of the recent 100th anniversary commemoration of the quake of 1906, celebrated her 109th birthday at the Big 4 on Sunday. Ron Henggeler, who she says is her favorite waiter, came in on his day off to do the serving honors. Martenstein's longevity prescription, as expressed in April: "my martini every afternoon at 5.''



From KQED's website:

Seeking 1906 logo

Simon Winchester in San Francisco
Seeking 1906 is a journey with best-selling author, Oxford-trained geologist, and adventurer Simon Winchester as he researches his 18th book, A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906.

This film was nationally broadcast on PBS in October 2006.


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My Writing

Sailing with the Tall Ships

      San Francisco Call, September 6, 2002



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