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Name "Hot Shot East Bound"

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Image of The Old Print Shop Portfolio - 2001

The Old Print Shop Portfolio - 2001

In the catalog titled "The Old Print Shop Portfolio", volume LX, #6, Robert K. Newman has written an article reporting the death of O. Winston Link. The cover of this issue has a copy of the Link print "The 40-stall Shaffers Crossing Roundhouse", and pages 146-151 have various copies of other Link photographs. There are three copies in this folder.

Image of Poster for the 50th Anniversary of The Museum of Modern Art. - 1980

Poster for the 50th Anniversary of The Museum of Modern Art. - 1980

Poster made for the 50th anniversary of The Museum of Modern Art, in New York, includes the photograph of O. Winston Link's "Hot Shot Eastbound" at the Iaeger drive in, West Virginia, July 1957. This was one of 6 photographs purchased by the Museum for their permanent collection. Two copies of the poster are in this file.

Image of Building America - 1972

Building America - 1972

"Building America" is the brochure prepared for the Core Exhibition of the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C. Its section on "mobility" features O. Winston Link's photograph of "Hot Shot, East Bound at Iaeger, West Virginia".

Image of Ex-Wife Is Accused of Marketing Photos She Stole - May 30, 2003

Ex-Wife Is Accused of Marketing Photos She Stole - May 30, 2003

Article published in the New York Times following the arrest of O. Winston Link's second wife and her husband on charges of conspiracy to sell 31 of Link's photographs. The article chronicles the problems in the later years of Mr. Link's marriage to Conchita Link, her trial and conviction, and the new charges.

Image of Fame Arrives Late for a Photographer of Trains at Night - January 13, 1986

Fame Arrives Late for a Photographer of Trains at Night - January 13, 1986

Article in the Wall Street Journal discussing the growing popularity of O. Winston Link's photographs of steam locomotives and the criticism by some of his use of lighting.

Image of Full Steam Ahead - April 14 - 20, 1999

Full Steam Ahead - April 14 - 20, 1999

Article in the weekly Mountain Xpress about an exhibit of O. Winston Link's photographs at the Ashville Art Museum. The article contains an interview with Mr. Link about his project to photograph steam engines and the technical aspects of his work.

Image of The Definitive Story - December 7, 2003

The Definitive Story - December 7, 2003

Newspaper article published in the Roanoke Times approximately one month prior to the opening of the O. Winston Link Museum in Roanoke. The article discusses Mr. Link and his project to photograph steam locomotives and the creation of the museum. (The article is on the same physical page as 2003.32.23.132.01).

Image of A Fairy-Tale Ending Derailed - April 3, 1994

A Fairy-Tale Ending Derailed - April 3, 1994

Newspaper article in the Arts & Leisure section of the New York Times about recent legal battles between O. Winston Link and his second wife, Conchita. The article chronicles Mr. Link's project to photograph steam locomotives and small-town America in the 1950's, his rise to fame late in life, and marital and legal trouble between Mr. Link and Conchita.

Image of Mystery Trains - February 2, 1996

Mystery Trains - February 2, 1996

Article in The Isthmus, The Weekly Newspaper of Madison, about Thomas Garver's new book, "The Last Steam Railroad in America." Although a review of Mr. Garver's book, the main focus of the article is on O. Winston Link's project to photograph steam locomotives in the 1950's and the technical aspects of Mr. Link's work.

Image of A One-Track Mind - March 3, 2004

A One-Track Mind - March 3, 2004

Article in the Escapes section of The Washington Post featuring Roanoke and the O. Winston Link Museum which opened shortly before the article was published. The article discusses Mr. Links project to photograph steam locomotives, Roanoke's railroad heritage and restoration, and the Link museum.

Image of O. Winston Link; Photographed Trains - February 3, 2001

O. Winston Link; Photographed Trains - February 3, 2001

Obituary of O. Winston Link published in the Los Angeles Times. The article discusses Mr. Link's project to photograph steam locomotives in the 1950's and it's importance in documenting a disappearing way of life.

Image of Fame Arrives Late For a Photographer of Trains at Night - January 13, 1986

Fame Arrives Late For a Photographer of Trains at Night - January 13, 1986

Article in The Wall Street Journal about the fame that O. Winston Link achieved late in life for his photographs of steam locomotives. The article discusses Mr. Link's project to photograph steam locomotives in their last days in the 1950's and presents various opinions on the significance of his photographs as art.

Image of Fame Arrives Late For A Photographer of Trains at Night - January 13, 1986

Fame Arrives Late For A Photographer of Trains at Night - January 13, 1986

Article in The Wall Street Journal about the fame that O. Winston Link achieved late in life for his photographs of steam locomotives. The article discusses Mr. Link's project to photograph steam locomotives in their last days in the 1950's and presents various opinions on the significance of his photographs as art.

Image of Two Moments of Genius - August 6, 1993

Two Moments of Genius - August 6, 1993

Article in The Daily Yomiuri about a collection of 31 prints by O. Winston Link which was display at the Photo Gallery International, Tokyo. Mr. Link's prints were 1 of 2 exhibits then on display which the author said would ensure the artist a place in photography Heaven. The article discusses Mr. Link's project to preserve in photographs the end of the steam locomotive era and describes the prints as surreal, startling, and true documents. The article and an accompanying letter were mailed to O. Winston Link by David R. Goode, Chairman, President and CEO of Norfolk Southern Railroad. (The accompanying letter is cataloged separated as temporary Object ID 2007.06.194).

Image of Two Moments of Genius - August 6, 1993

Two Moments of Genius - August 6, 1993

Article in The Daily Yomiuri about a collection of 31 prints by O. Winston Link which was display at the Photo Gallery International, Tokyo. Mr. Link's prints were 1 of 2 exhibits then on display which the author said would ensure the artist a place in photography Heaven. The article discusses Mr. Link's project to preserve in photographs the end of the steam locomotive era and describes the prints as surreal, startling, and true documents. The article and an accompanying letter were mailed to O. Winston Link by David R. Goode, Chairman, President and CEO of Norfolk Southern Railroad. (The accompanying letter is cataloged separated as temporary Object ID 2007.06.194).

Image of Two Moments of Genius - August 6, 1993

Two Moments of Genius - August 6, 1993

Article in The Daily Yomiuri about a collection of 31 of O. Winston Link's prints which were on display at the Photo Gallery International, Tokyo. Mr. Link's prints were 1 of 2 exhibits then on display which the author said would ensure the artist a place in photography Heaven. The article discusses Mr. Link's project to preserve in photographs the end of the steam locomotive era and describes the prints as surreal, startling, and true documents.

Image of Well trained: A photographic 'Link' to locomotives of yore - December 3, 1993

Well trained: A photographic 'Link' to locomotives of yore - December 3, 1993

Article in The Times-Picayune (New Orleans) published while a collection of O. Winston Link photographs were on exhibit at A Gallery for Fine Photography in New Orleans, Louisiana. The article chronicles Mr. Links training as an engineer, his work as a commercial photographer, and his project to photograph steam locomotives in the 1950's.

Image of Well trained: A photographic 'Link' to locomotives of yore - December 3, 1993

Well trained: A photographic 'Link' to locomotives of yore - December 3, 1993

Article in The Times-Picayune (New Orleans) published while a collection of O. Winston Link photographs were on exhibit at A Gallery for Fine Photography in New Orleans, Louisiana. The article chronicles Mr. Links training as an engineer, his work as a commercial photographer, and his project to photograph steam locomotives in the 1950's.

Image of A Fairy-Tale Ending Derailed - April 3, 1994

A Fairy-Tale Ending Derailed - April 3, 1994

Article in the Arts & Leisure section of The New York Times about recent legal battles between O. Winston Link and his second wife, Conchita. The article chronicles Mr. Link's project to photograph steam locomotives and small-town America in the 1950's, his rise to fame late in life, and marital and legal trouble between Mr. Link and Conchita. A large color photograph of Mr. Link at the Virginia Museum of Transportation is on the 1st page of the section.

Image of A Fairy-Tale Ending Derailed - April 3, 1994

A Fairy-Tale Ending Derailed - April 3, 1994

Article in the Arts & Leisure section of The New York Times about recent legal battles between O. Winston Link and his second wife, Conchita. The article chronicles Mr. Link's project to photograph steam locomotives and small-town America in the 1950's, his rise to fame late in life, and marital and legal trouble between Mr. Link and Conchita. A large color photograph of Mr. Link at the Virginia Museum of Transportation is on the 1st page of the section.