Amtrak cook Walter Wyatt, Jr. peering out from the door of the dining car on the eastward California Zephyr during its stop in Sacramento, California, on April 6, 1986. Note the Southern Pacific diesel locomotive framed by the windows.
Spatial, Sacramento, California; Temporal, April 6, 1986
Shirley Burman, a photographer and photo-historian, dropped out of high school in 1952 to join the Women Marines, where she found romance, was married, and ultimately became the mother of five children. In 1972, she earned a bachelor's degree in art from the University of California, David, and began a career as a photographer and illustrator. She collaborated on the book Whistle Across the Land (1983), has created two traveling exhibits about women in railroading, and is widely published.