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คำที่เกี่ยวข้อง TRAINS & RAILWAYS


For all of the steam and diesel locomotives you can't see in person, or the ones you want to remember in all of their larger-than-life glory, this is the book to buy.From the steam age to the modern diesel era, locomotives are marvels of engineering and industrial design, brimming with power, movement, and man's ingenuity even when sitting still. Photographer Ken Boyd's approach to the locomotive is unlike that of any other photographer. Every aspect of his photographs, from bolts and conduits to sheet metal and windows is painstakingly evaluated and then digitally edited until it glows with clarity and brilliance. The results are images of locomotives bristling with details not visible in conventional locomotive photography. The Art of the Locomotive features 150 large-format plates depicting locomotives ranging from the diminutive steam engines of the middle nineteenth century to the steam and diesel behemoths that followed. Each plate is accompanied by a detailed caption describing the locomotive's history and technology. The machines included represent railroads from all over the United States and Canada, from the Great Lakes region to the Gulf of Mexico, from the east Coast to the West Coast. In addition, Boyd offers an appendix describing his photographic process, shedding light, as it were, on the method behind his fantastic imagery. Boyd's images are so incredibly sharp and breathtakingly rich, they have to be seen to be believed.

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ISBN 9780760346914
Weight 1.5
Language English


For all of the steam and diesel locomotives you can't see in person, or the ones you want to remember in all of their larger-than-life glory, this is the book to buy.

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about author

Kenneth W. Boyd, a former CPA, has over 29 years of experience in accounting, education and financial services. He is the author of Cost Accounting for Dummies. He is also the technical writer for Accounting for Dummies All-In-One (Available March 2014), and 1,001 Accounting Problems for Dummies (Available in 2014). Ken is also the author of The CPA Exam for Dummies (Available August of 2014).

Ken teaches his Cost Accounting book online for free- about once a month. Email for more information.

Currently, Ken owns and operates St. Louis Test Preparation ( He provides tutoring in accounting and finance to both graduate and undergraduate students. His website has links to over 250 You Tube accounting videos. Ken blogs at: His You Tube channel is kenboydstl, and his Twitter account is @StLouisTestPrep.

In recent years, Ken has served as an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at the Cook School of Business at St. Louis University (SLU). He taught many accounting courses including Financial, Management, Intermediate and Cost Accounting to undergraduates at SLU.

Boyd has also taught Financial, Management and Payroll Accounting at Sanford, Brown College. He currently serves as a part-time online instructor for Missouri College.

Ken also worked as an instructor for Dearborn Financial, a division of Kaplan, Inc. He was responsible for teaching test preparation courses for the National Association of Security Dealers (NASD) Series 7, 6 and 63 ...

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