Photographer Interviews


Scott Conarroe Explores North America By Rail and By Sea

May 21, 2015

By Brienne Walsh

© SCOTT CONARROE/COURTESY STEPHEN BULGER GALLERY, TORONTO

“Canola Train, Manitoba, 2008,” from the series “By Rail.” 

It was chance that inspired Scott Conarroe’s “By Rail,” a series of large-format color photographs that depict North America’s railways, and which helped establish his career as a fine-art documentary photographer. “Whenever I moved, I threw out most of my stuff, but I always kept the pictures with train tracks in them,” the Canadian-born photographer explained over the phone from...

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