Colin Garratt

Colin Garratt has spent the last forty years as a professional photographer documenting the world's last steam locomotives in every corner of the planet. The steam locomotive was the motive force of the Industrial Revolution, and is thus of tremendous historical importance. It is a beautiful and sensuous creation - almost a living machine - and an outstanding subject for photography. In most parts of the world the steam locomotive was overtaken by electric and diesel traction in the 1950s...See more