Bruce Meyer

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Sat Jul 1 23:27:45 EDT 2006

In line with Dave's comments about Bruce Meyer -

He was one of the nicest guys you'd ever want to meet, and the most helpful.
When I was doing the first edition of the book on the A, he combed his files
and found several super views that appeared in the book.

He will be greatly missed, as will Don Wood, who passed away a few days
earlier. Wood was noted for his photography of the PRR and other eastern

Ed King
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>I read on the PRRT&HS discussion board this morning

> (7/1/06) that photographer Bruce Meyer passed away

> Friday. He visited NWHS archives several times,

> usually with his long-time friend, Bob Hundman. Bruce

> was known for his late 50's and early 60's steam

> photography.


> The following information was edited from that site -


> Bruce was a long-time employee of EMD marketing. He

> retired from EMD as the Senior Vice President of sales

> and marketing. Several years back Bruce donated his

> collection of EMD paint and lettering diagrams to the

> NMRA because, in his words, "I am a steam lover and

> not a diesel man..."


> Bruce was a DMIR modeler and was a prolific

> photographer, traveling in his post high school years

> with a small, well-known group, J. Parker Lamb, Ted

> Rose, Bob Hundman, and others.


> I met Bruce only two times, both at the archives

> sessions. He was generous with historical information

> and access to his enormous library of photos. His

> work has been published in many N&W books. His photos

> of the last fan trip of an A (1240 in July 1959) have

> been recommended to accompany an upcoming article in

> The Arrow.


> Dave Stephenson





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