Bill Underwood painted a series of trains cutting through western US landscapes while living in exile from New Mexico, I saw the paintings laid out in the dim light of a suburban basement on the southside of Richmond. William J Underwood, where are you now?

Author: WmX

I stumbled off the track to success in 1968, started chasing shadows that summer. Since then, In addition to farm-laborer and newspaper photographer my occupational incarnations include dishwasher, janitor, retail photo clerk, plumber, HVAC repairman, auto mechanic, CAT scan technologist, computer worker and politico (whatever it takes to buy a camera.) I am on the road to understanding black and white photography.