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Review: Steam: An Enduring Legacy

Steam: An Enduring Legacy: The Railroad Photographs of Joel Jensen By Joel Jensen. Essays by John Gruber and Scott Lothes, Afterward by Jeff Brouws. W. W. Norton & Company, 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10110; wwnorton.com; 11.9 x 11.1 … Continue reading

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Review: Railroad noir: The American West at the end of the Twentieth Century

Railroad Noir: The American West at the End of the Twentieth Century Narratives by Linda Grant Niemann, Photographs by Joel Jensen. Indiana University Press, 601 North Morton Street, Bloomignton, IN 47404; http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/; 11.3 x 9.1 x 0.8 in; hardbound; 168 … Continue reading

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Review: Classic Steam: Timeless Photographs of North American Steam Railroading

Classic Steam: Timeless Photographs of North American Steam Railroading By John Gruber. Forward by William L. Withun. Fall River Press, 387 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10016; http://www.sterlingpublishing.com/imprints?imprint=Fall+River+Press; 12.25 x 12.8 in; hardbound; 224 pages, 43 color and … Continue reading

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The Ephemeral ‘Net

I can still remember, as a child, my mother’s big oaken desk. It was sturdy, if a little worn, with a black blotter top and drawers that were heavy and deep. It was always a cornucopia of sensations: sticky translucent … Continue reading

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The continuing demise of film: And so it goes….

I am an adherent of film-based photography. The advances of quality and ability in digital photography are by no means small. Add to this that a lot of friends shoot in digital. However, those aspects do not interest me. My … Continue reading

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