O. Winston Link

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1914 – 2001

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Who was O. Winston Link?

Ogle Winston Link, known commonly as O. Winston Link, was an American photographer. He is best known for his black-and-white photography and sound recordings of the last days of steam locomotive railroading on the Norfolk & Western in the United States in the late 1950s. A commercial photographer, Link helped establish rail photography as a hobby. He also pioneered night photography, producing several well known examples including Hotshot Eastbound, a photograph of a steam train passing a drive-in movie theater, and Hawksbill Creek Swimming Hole showing a train crossing a bridge above children bathing.

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Born
Dec 16, 1914
Brooklyn
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Lived in
  • Brooklyn
Died
Jan 30, 2001

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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