Wednesday, August 29, 2012

New book of Alfred A. Hart's photos, in 3D

NEW BOOK: Waiting for the Cars: Alfred A. Hart's Stereoscopic Views of the Central Pacific Railroad, 1863-1869, by Wendell Huffman, with anaglyphic conversions by Howard Goldbaum.

From: "Howard Goldbaum"

... website for a new book of Alfred A. Hart's images of the construction of the CPRR, published in 3D.

Waiting for the Cars, features 218 of Alfred A. Hart's nineteenth-century railroad photographs, presented both as the original stereo cards and as high quality 3D images. These photos document the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad from Sacramento, California to Promontory, Utah. Two pairs of the required 3D glasses are included with the book. Published by the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the text is by railroad historian Wendell Huffman. The book's website features six sample pages of text and 18 3D anaglyphs, plus other media. ...

—Howard Goldbaum,
Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Waiting for the Cars