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- DescriptionSignificant Images of Railroading presents an overview of the Center for Railroad Photography & Art's collections. Of the nearly 200,000 images in those collections, 93 are presented here in vibrant color and rich, quadtone black-and-white. Those images come from 10 principal collections, including the work of Wallace W. Abbey, whose circa 1950 photograph from Chicago Union Station is featured on the cover. A preservation award from Trains magazine helped fund processing of the Abbey Collection. Other major holdings include the works of Fred M. Springer, John F. Bjorklund, and Ted Rose. In addition to the Trains award, funding for this publication came from Fred and Dale Springer, the Candelaria Fund, and Bon and Holly French.
- Author BiographyScott Lothes is president and excecutive diretor of the Center for Railroad Photography & Art and editor of the Center's journal,Railroad Heritage. Fascinated by railroads from birth, Lothes grew up watching coal trains in West Virginia. He took up photography while attending college at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. To date more than 300 of his photographs have appeared in print, along with 40 bylined articles in magazines includingTrains,Classic Trains,Railfan & Railroad, andRailroads Illustrated.
- PublisherIndiana University, Folklore Institute
- Date of Publication11/01/2016
- SubjectHistory: World & General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University, Folklore Institute
- Content Note44 color illus., 49 b&w illus.
- Weight468 g
- Width213 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine5 mm
- Edited byScott Lothes
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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