The Iron Horse
|The Iron Horse|
Durango, Colorado, USA - 2021
The iron horse was as vital to the push west in America as the horse itself. The railroads linked the west to the nation as a whole and steam
In researching my anthology to this period in American history, I was - as a romanticist - drawn towards these railroads. The research led us
We want to thank the owners of the train for collaborating with us on this project. We scouted for two days and then shot for a further two.
I knew as soon as I took the picture that we had something and I have many people to thank - in particular the horse owners and cowboys.
The key decision was to place a lone outlaw on the right hand of the track giving the frame compositional balance and despite his anonymity, his presence makes the photograph even more powerful.
I hope a few of these prints find homes in Colorado - that would make me very happy.
|Series||Story Telling, The Wild West|
|Size(s)||Standard: 132 x 162 cm - Large: 180 x 226 cm (sizes including frame)|
|Presentation||Museum Glass, Passe-Partout & Black wooden frame|
|Edition of||12 (large size), 12 (standard size)|