Friday, January 11, 2008
Kurt meets up with David Plowden in a city park overlooking Manhattan’s East River, not far from where the photographer grew up. Plowden describes the stoic grain elevators and ferocious steam locomotives he’s captured over the last 50+ years. Many of them are collected in Plowden's striking book Vanishing Point. "Vanishing" because the people and places in it have disappeared from the American Midwest.