About the Author
Joel Jensen lives in Ely, Nevada.
John Gruber, the author of Classic Steam: Timeless Photographs of North American Steam Railroading, lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
Scott Lothes, a frequent contributor to train magazines, lives in Oregon City, Oregon.
Jeff Brouws is a fine art photographer and part-time writer who has nine books to his credit, authoring five on railroads alone, the latest being The Call of Trains: The Railroad Photographs of Jim Shaughnessy. A book of his own photographs Approaching Nowhere (also from Norton) was published in 2006. His work can be found in major institutional collections around the country including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Princeton University Art Museum and Harvard's Fogg Museum. He resides in New York with his wife Wendy Burton.