Wallace W. Abbey

A Life in Railroad Photography
by Kevin P. Keefe (Author), Scott Lothes (Author)
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From the late 1940s onward, Wallace W. Abbey masterfully combined journalistic and artistic vision to transform everyday transportation moments into magical photographs. Abbey, a photographer, journalist, historian, and railroad industry executive, helped people from many different backgrounds understand and appreciate what was taken for granted: a world of locomotives, passenger trains, big-city terminals, small-town depots, and railroaders. During his lifetime he witnessed and photographed sweeping changes in the railroading industry from the steam era to the era of diesel locomotives and electronic communication. Wallace W. Abbey: A Life in Railroad Photography profiles the life and work of this legendary photographer and showcases the transformation of transportation and photography after World War II. Featuring more than 175 exquisite photographs in an oversized format, Wallace W. Abbey is an outstanding tribute to a gifted artist and the railroads he loved.

Format
EPUB
Protection
Watermark
Contributor
Wallace W. Abbey (Other contributor)
Publication date
January 25, 2018
Publisher
Collection
Page count
240
ISBN
9780253035486
Paper ISBN
9780253032249
File size
55 MB
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