PHOTO BY MCCLURE; THE RAILROAD, CITYSCAPE AND LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHS OF L.C. MCCLURE
Jones, William C., and Elizabeth B. Jones

Boulder, CO: Pruett Publishing, 1983. First edition Louis Charles McClure made a career of photographing throughout Colorado and today his work provides a priceless record of life from the close of the last century throught the 1920s. Frequently on assignments for railroads eager to have pictures of the scenery along their lines to lure tourists, his photographs of such railroads as Florence & Cripple Creek, Colorado & Southern and Moffat Road are considered among the finest of that era. Whether photographing cowboys on the range, miners deep under ground or a locomotive struggling to crest a high pass, McClure produced consistently superb photos displaying a sense of artistry seldom surpassed. 264 pages with 300 photographs. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with just a hint of rubbing to head of spine panel. An attractive copy. Hardcover 0-87108-660-3 (Item ID: 14059)

$80.00

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