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« on: February 27, 2008, 06:43:58 am »

While black and white television is almost obsolete these days, black and white photography has remained popular over the years. O. Winston Link was one of America’s premier photographers, famous for capturing the last days of steam railroading in stunning, nighttime images.

In the 1950s, O. Winston Link spent five years traveling in Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland photographing the Norfolk and Western Railway, which was the last major railroad in the country using steam locomotives. Using many flashbulbs, he took pictures at night and forever preserved magical black and white images of the trains, the railroad workers, and the communities along the tracks.

Click for more:  http://lowtechtimes.com/2008/02/19/black-and-white-photography/
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