Little trains part II

Some time ago i posted a few pictures from Urskog-Hølandsbanen, a museal railway out of Sørumsand, near Oslo, Norway. Since then, I have joined the ranks of the volunteers running the railway, and have started photographing them. With time, I hope to be a boilerman and then a driver of …

One of my favourite railroad photographs

On an early spring day in 1943, at the hight of the second world war i Euope, Jack Delano walked up on a bridge spanning the Albuquerque, New Mexico, railroad station yard. I imagine him setting up a tri-pod. Attaching his 4×5″ view camera. Taking a light metering. Adjusting the …

Reisebrev: Транссиби́рская

All english-reading friends and followers: Sorry this post is in my native tongue, I wrote it for a Norwegian magazine. Hope you enjoy the pictures, I can confirm they are poly-lingual.  Verdens lengste jernbane, Transibirskaya Magistral, den Trans-Sibirske jernbane, fra Moskva til Vladivostok, med sidelinjer gjennom Mongolia og Manchuria til …

La Street Box

  In the middle of the Arles Place de la Rebulique photographer Mehdi Nédellec has toiled away in the heat providing people with superb, one of a kind photos to bring home. Using La Street Box, an Afgan box camera, he shoots and developes positive paper pictures right there on …

The train that goes nowhere, except back in time

  “There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer”, it is said. I have photographed volunteers in a lot of different settings, mostly in culture and music. This last month I have joined a small group of people running a museum railway, providing exciting steam train trips for …