Roger Straus III spent 30 years working in book publishing before leaving to devote himself full-time to photography. His work has been featured in six books, including US I: America’s Original Main Street, MISSISSIPPI CURRENTS, MODERNISM REBORN and WRIGHT FOR WRIGHT. Straus’s photographs have also appeared in newspapers and magazines such as The Washington Post and Architectural Digest. He lives in City Island, New York.
Award-winning photographer Roger Straus III, and two lifelong railroad buffs, Ed Breslin and Hugh Van Dusen, join forces to tell the astonishing story of these enduring structures and the important role they still play in the country's landscape.