Some Trains in America 5453 Imagery & myth of the railroad By Andrew Cross w/DJ

Some Trains in America 5453 Imagery & myth of the railroad By Andrew Cross w/DJ

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Some Trains in America 5453 Imagery & myth of the railroad By Andrew Cross w/DJ
 
Some Trains in America 5453 Imagery & myth of the railroad By Andrew Cross These photographs encounter the railroad in all its contexts.   2002  Dust Jacket Color photos  156 pages with 121 full color photographs 12 1/4 X 6 1/4 inches.
THE AVERAGE LENGTH OF A NORTH AMERICAN FREIGHT TRAIN IS 5,453 FEET.
ITS WEIGHT CAN REACH OVER 18,000 TONS. DEPENDING UPON TERRAIN, SUCH A TRAIN REQUIRES AN ENGINE
CAPACITY OF 25,000 HORSEPOWER OR MORE TODAY MAJOR U.S. RAILROADS OPERATE OVER 20,000 LOCOMOTIVE
OVER 1.3 TRILLION TON-MILES ARE MOVED ANNUALLY BY RAIL, MORE THAN EVER BEFORE..."
ANDREW CROSS'S PHOTOGRAPHS OF AMERICAN FREIGHT TRAINS ARE THE RESULT OF THOUSANDS OF MILES OF
TRAVELING BETWEEN 1994 AND 2001. BOTH CONTEMPORARY ARTIST AND RAIL ENTHUSIAST, HE HAS FOLLOWED AMERICA'S RAILROADS ACROSS THE CONTINENT, CAPTIVATED BY THE POETRY OF FREIGHT. IN POWERFUL AND
SUBLIME PHOTOGRAPHS, SOME TRAINS IN AMERICA CELEBRATES THE RAILROAD AND THE POIGNANT BEAUTY OF THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE.

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