The Railroad Photography of Phil Hastings
explores the life and influential work of Dr. Philip R. Phil Hastings
(1923-1987). Along with his contemporaries, Hastings changed the way we
look at the North American railroad. Influenced by the photojournalistic
movement that developed during their childhoods, these visionaries
expanded their work from traditional locomotive roster and action shots
into a holistic view of the railroad environment.
Collated by Tony Reevy, The Railroad Photography of Phil Hastings features
140 full-page, black-and-white photographs from throughout Hasting's
career and features an introduction that explores Hastings's life and
work, including his relationships with noted author and editor David P.
Morgan and photographer Jim Shaughnessy.
The Railroad Photography of Phil Hastings represents a major contribution to historical
record of the life and work of this remarkable photographer, whose
images shaped how we perceive and experience railroads throughout North