Donald W. Furler's Photography: Quiet Monsters Coming to Life
Presented by Alan Furler
We are treated to a very special presentation about legendary photographer Donald W. Furler by his son Alan. Don's photography of the steam era featured perfect compositions on large format film, and during the steam era his work was among the best. His son Alan grew up in Glen Rock along the Erie Mainline and now lives in Cape May. He spent much of his youth trackside with his dad from near the end of the regular steam era and continuing with many later steam excursions. He developed his own love of trains, especially steam. His career in biomedical engineering focused on medical device R&D, and he retired in 2011 as a V.P. with a GE Medical business. In recent years he has focused on preserving his dad's collection. His presentation will highlight steam in the Tri-State area from the 1930s through the mid-50s. Alan has donated his father's extensive work to the Center for Railroad Photography & Art, and he presented this show at CRPA's Annual Conference in 2018. We are fortunate to see it in person.
As always, admission is free and all are welcome to attend.