Explore The Art Of The Locomotive With Powerful Images And Videos

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Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay once said, “There isn’t a train I wouldn’t take.”

Ken Boyd, environmental specialist for Southern Company in Birmingham, is also author of ‘The Art of the Locomotive.’

Ken Boyd, environmental specialist for Southern Company in Birmingham, might amend that to say, “There isn’t a train I wouldn’t photograph.”

He has amassed over 400 images of locomotives from across North America and some from Europe, and 188 of those have been published in “The Art of the Locomotive,” a coffee-table book containing pictures of steam, diesel and electric locomotives.
For a book filled with still images, it is a powerful and moving depiction of the history and technology of the locomotive.

“I’ve always been interested in photography,” Boyd explained, “particularly historical subjects and nostalgic imagery. I started photographing trains where Birmingham’s…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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