Tracks: The Art And Times Of Switchman Joe by Joe VarroTracks: The Art And Times Of Switchman Joe by Joe Varro

Tracks: The Art And Times Of Switchman Joe

byJoe VarrowithDon Kerr

Paperback | November 15, 2014

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Tracks: The Art and Times of Switchman Joe, by Joe Varro celebrates Joe Varro?s railway paintings, his bunkhouse sketches in pencil, prints, personal photographs, watercolors and paintings in oil and acrylic. This book is also a social history and features Joe?s narrative, a unique time when steam locomotion was on the way out and diesel was coming in. Don Kerr, poet and author of several art books will provide a critical essay on Joe Varro?s artistic journey.

About The Author

Joe Verro is a retired art teacher who spent a decade working as a switchman for the CPR during the transition steam powered engines to diesel power. Verro captured the working life of railroaders in a many different mediums over his time as a railway worker. Originally from Regina, Verro now lives in Kelowna, British Columbia.

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Title:Tracks: The Art And Times Of Switchman JoeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.38 inPublished:November 15, 2014Publisher:Hagios PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926710312

ISBN - 13:9781926710310

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