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by Richard Steinheimer,Richard E. Buike,John Bonds Garmany

Author: Richard Steinheimer,Richard E. Buike,John Bonds Garmany
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Pacific Fast Mail; 1st edition (June 1, 1984)
Pages: 416 pages
Category: Other
Rating: 4.4
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A lovely, lyrical appreciation of what remains one of the toughest and busiest passes negotiated by rail

A lovely, lyrical appreciation of what remains one of the toughest and busiest passes negotiated by rail. The 105 good color photos and their captions justify the book; but we find the description of the now departed mole people of Norden.

Richard Steinheimer was born in Chicago in 1929. The Southern Pacific main line was adjacent to his home. Also in 1945 he received two books by Lucius Beebe, "Highball" and "High Iron," from which he drew inspiration. His parents divorced in 1935, and with his mother and sister moved to Phoenix, Arizona. It was this trip that was his first exposure to trains. In 1945 he started his photographic career with a Kodak Baby Brownie, shooting wartime traffic in the common ¾ "wedgies" style. By 1946 his photos had evolved into more of an experimentation style. In 1946 he began using an Argus A-2 camera, and in 1947 he started using a 3 ×4 Speed Graphic.

Richard Virgil Dean Steinheimer (August 23, 1929 – May 4, 2011) was an American railroad photographer, often called the "Ansel Adams of railroad photography. His work has been published in Trains Magazine, Railfan, Locomotive and Railway Preservation, and Vintage Rail, and more than seventy books. He lived in Sacramento, California. A pioneer in railroad photography, Steinheimer lived through and documented the railroads' heyday and their transition to diesel motive power from steam

Richard Steinheimer was born in Chicago in 1929. His specialties included the use of telephoto lenses in railroad scenes, and a devotion to Southern Pacific's Donner Pass crossing of the Sierra Nevada

Richard Steinheimer was born in Chicago in 1929. His parents divorced in 1935, and he, with his mother and sister, moved to Phoenix, Arizona. It was this trip that first exposed him to trains. In 1939 his family moved to Glendale, California. His specialties included the use of telephoto lenses in railroad scenes, and a devotion to Southern Pacific's Donner Pass crossing of the Sierra Nevada. In 2000 Steinheimer was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease; he suffered a stroke in late of September 2007. He was cared for throughout his illness by his wife Shirley Burman. Richard Steinheimer died on May 4, 2011.

This book begins with the story of early Diesel development from Rudolph Diesel's first experiments to the great Diesel powered streamlines of the 1930s. Diesel forerunners like the McKeen cars, Diesel switchers past and present, freight cabs, road switchers and traveling are all covered in the book. Also find well documented stories on the opposed piston Fairbanks-Morse units to the German built Krauss Maffei's. It concludes with a detailed look at new generation power and the Amtrak era.