Wallace W Abbey

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 ...

Wallace W  Abbey

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.

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Wallace W. Abbey
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: SCOTT LOTHES, Kevin P. Keefe
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-05 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

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
After Promontory
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Center for Railroad Photography & Art
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-01 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States, After Promontory: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Transcontinental Railroading profiles the history and heritage of this historic event. Starting with the original Union Pacific—Central Pacific lines that met at Promontory Summit, Utah, in
After Promontory
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: The Center for Railroad Photography & Art, Peter A. Hansen
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-01 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Celebrating the sesquicentennial anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States , After Promontory: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Transcontinental Railroading profiles the history and heritage of this historic event. Starting with the original Union Pacific—Central Pacific lines that met at Promontory Summit, Utah,
The Little Jewel
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Wallace W. Abbey
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher:

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Classic Railroads You Can Model
Language: en
Pages: 103
Authors: Kalmbach Publishing Company
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.

A compilation of the editor's favorite HO and N scale track plans from two popular out-of-print books, Railroads You Can Model and More Railroads You Can Model.