Stan Trzoniec 224 pages hardcover
In his new book, well-known railroad photographer Stan Trzoniec moves around the country to bring the reader a great collection of over 290 crisp photographs in hundreds of locations. Aimed at the railroad enthusiast, train hobbyists can also benefit greatly by tapping in on the details shown in each photograph to bring more realism to their modeling efforts.
From chapters on The Prime Mover, Locations, Along the Right of Way, Details Do Make a Difference and The Abandon Landscape, Trzoniec’s high level of technical skill shows through every photograph. Dealing with the Prime Mover, Trzoniec illustrates the various new or vintage power still available for viewing or photography, Locations from Maine to California hit upon a wide range of settings while the Along Right of Way shows attention-grabbing places all with a combination of elements to make them interesting. In the chapters on Details Do Make a Difference highlights those parts of railroading that many may have missed and finally, the Abandoned Landscape, while still part of railroading, is now forsaken or removed from the scene.