Wheat Kings is a eulogy for a dying way of life...McDonnell has done a wonderful job of preserving a vanishing era. ... The small sections of prose in this volume are beautifully written, and I wish there were more of them.
About the Author
Greg McDonnell's writing and photography have been praised by rail enthusiasts across North America. Each new book by Greg McDonnell is a major event in the large railfan community, and Boston Mills Press is proud to be his publisher. Greg is a featured columnist for "Trains" magazine. His acclaimed large-format pictorials include "Canadian Pacific," "Signatures in Steel," "Heartland," "U-Boats: General Electric's Diesel Locomotives," and "Passing Trains." He is currently at work on a new book and overseeing a Masters of Railway Photography book series for Boston Mills Press. He lives with his wife and three sons on the edge of a ravine overlooking the Canadian Pacific Railway's Orr's Lake Hill.