Photographs by O. Winston Link Bring the Romance of Trains to Reynolda House Museum of American Art


WINSTON-SALEM, NC.- As steam engines were about to fade from railroading in the late 1950s, photographer O. Winston Link sought to capture the nostalgia, mystery and symbolism they evoked of a rapidly changing post-war America. This spring, Reynolda House Museum of American Art hosts an exhibition of photographs drawn from the collection of O. Winston Link’s former assistant Thomas Garver and circulated by the Center for Railroad Photography & Art. “Trains that Passed in the Night: The Photographs of O. Winston Link,” will be on view through June 19 in the main gallery of the Babcock Wing. The exhibition includes 50 black-and-white gelatin silver photographs, all printed during Link’s lifetime and signed by the artist. The gallery also features images of Link staging his highly technical photographs, and a multimedia area where visitors can listen to recordings of steam engines and watch film of the Norfolk & Western R