My Next Big Project.
My earliest attempt at a color railway photograph was an image at dusk of a searchlight signal on the former New Haven near East Haven, Connecticut. I was four years old. The result has been lost to the mists of time.
Signaling has always been one of my driving interests in railways. In 2002, MBI contracted me to write a history of American signaling practice, and this was published as a hardcover book in 2003. Since then it has been reprinted as a soft cover.
Railroad Signaling remains my favorite of my myriad titles.
I presently working on its sequel, tentatively titled ‘Classic Signaling’, to be published by Voyageur Press, an imprint of the former MBI Publishing Company . This title will expand upon the topics discussed in my first book, and delve into the particulars of traditional American signaling with an emphasis on the classic hardware, including semaphores.
I’ve already uncovered a variety of information previously unknown to me. I’ll be sharing the fruits of my research combined with many first class signaling illustrations in this new work.
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