The Railroad Pictures of J. Parker Lamb showcases the black-and-white imagery of a grasp of the craft. Parker Lamb got here of age within the South and the Midwest all through a time of significant transition on railroads in america. New generation used to be changing the steam locomotives and hard work-extensive practices that had dominating railroading for greater than a century. Cameras in hand, Lamb bore witness to the tip of that generation and endured to vividly painting all that adopted. His lyrical images depict new diesels, waning passenger trains, blossoming freight industry, and a few of the individuals who labored in, and had been captivated by way of, the good American establishment of the railroad. A biographical essay by way of referred to transportation journalist Fred W. Frailey explores Lamb’s lifestyles and photographic contributions, even as captions by way of former Trains magazine editor Kevin P. Keefe upload context to Lamb’s imagery.