School bus and Norfolk Southern's Burlington Local reflected in a grade crossing signal light at Carrboro, North Carolina, on January 26, 2010. The train is delivering coal to the University of North Carolina's power plant.
Nicholas D'Amato, Durham, North Carolina
Spatial, Carrboro, North Carolina; Temporal, January 26, 2010
Nicholas D'Amato grew up in Blairstown watching trains and baseball games, and listening to Bruce Springsteen, with his father, Chris D'Amato, an editor at Railroad Model Craftsman. Nick learned photography from his father and began photographing railroads seriously after getting his first digital SLR camera during his senior year at Princeton University. He his now at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, working on a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Cancer Biology. He continues to enjoy railroad photography during his frequent travels in the region.