Railroad Noir

Railroad Noir
Author : Linda G. Niemann
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Total Pages : 168
Release : 2010-05-11
ISBN 10 : 9780253001542
ISBN 13 : 0253001544
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Railroad Noir Book Description:

Culled from the 20 years she spent traveling the American West as a freight brakeman and conductor, Linda Grant Niemann's Railroad Noir delves into the darker side of railroading. The 1990s were a time of crisis for workers caught in the breakup of the Southern Pacific Railroad. Niemann's tales of exhaustion, alcoholism, homelessness, and corporate blundering present a revelatory account of railroading life. Photographer Joel Jensen realizes Niemann's vision of the working West with images of cowboy bars, blue motels, and railroaders working in electrical storms, white-outs, and desert heat waves. The result is an honest, gritty, and striking collaboration.

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