Book ID: CBB132048210

Steam: An enduring legacy: The railroad photographs of Joel Jensen (2011)


Joel Jensen (Author)
Lothes, Scott (Contributor)
Gruber, John E. (Contributor)
Brouws, Jeffrey T. (Contributor)

W. W. Norton & Co.

Publication Date: 2011
Physical Details: 160
Language: English

Although steam engines were seldom used for everyday train transportation by 1960, they live on in the minds of those fortunate enough to have experienced them and in the many museums and steam-powered excursions throughout the country. They are especially active in the West, where master photographer Joel Jensen has, for more than twenty-five years, documented these well-restored and maintained veterans in their natural settings doing what they used to - hauling both passengers and freight and delighting rail fans of all ages. This timeless collection takes us back to the end of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, with captivating images evoking the past. Essays by John Gruber, the president of the Center for Railroad Photography, and Scott Lothes, the project director for the center, help to put these wonderful photographs in context.

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Review David C. Lester (Spring/Summer 2012) Review of "Steam: An enduring legacy: The railroad photographs of Joel Jensen". Railroad History (pp. 91-92). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Lorenz P. Schrenk
Robert L. Frey
Middleton, Kenneth R.
Priebe, Norman F.
Church, Robert J.
Brasher, Larry E.
Railroad History
Signature Press
Monad Publications
Great Northern Railway Historical Society
MBI Publishing Company
Fall River Press
Photography of railroads
Land transportation
Locomotives, steam
Railroads -- pictorial works
Locomotives, Diesel
Link, O. Winston (Ogle Winston), 1914-2001
Kindig, Richard H.
Harriman, E.H., 1848-1909
Gardner, Alexander
Fisher, Charles E.
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
21st century
United States
Western states (U.S.)
Wyoming (U.S.)
Colorado (U.S.)
Taunton, Mass.
Oregon (U.S.)
Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Northern Pacific Railroad Company
Great Northern Railway Company
Baldwin Locomotive Works
Norfolk & Western Railroad Company
Union Pacific Railway Company

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