''On the railroad we were always in a hurry to get there,'' says Leo Clark. He often quoted an old railroad cliche (also Pennsylvania Dutch philosophy) ''The faster I go, the behinder I get.'' Now that he's off the fast run, we'll see how behinder he get
Charles L. Pattison, President of T.P. & W. Railroad, congratulates Leo Clark upon retiring after 51 years service 48 years were as engineer. Leo looks natural here, if only he had his cameras hanging on him. Photo by Leo Clark, Hollywood Studio, Washingt
We like the headlight on this one When a lad on the farm, the engineer allowed Leo to pull the throttle on the Coleen Engine. He then decided to become an engineer. Here he is in front of first locomotive he ran, August 9, 1921. Slimmer and without specs
Hold the presses! My wife found a picture she had snapped of Leo and me, admiring one of my scale brass model locomotives along the race track at Montpelier, Ohio N.T.A. We were no doubt right beside Uncle Elmer's stand and we had to be good.
This one my wife took of Leo Clark in engineer's overalls and cap, taking a picture of the N.T.A. sawmill at Montpelier, Ohio. Shutter-bugs and engineers can't always worry about the crease in their britches. Courtesy of Joe Fahnestock, 730 Front St., Gre
Photo taken several years ago of Leo Clark in cab of his diesel locomotive on the T.P. & W.R.R. Steam was more romantic - diesels too automatic to be fun. Photo by Leo Clark, Hollywood Studio, Washington, Illinois. Courtesy of Joe Fahnestock, 730 Front St
Iron-Man Leo Clark thought this caricature of an engineer someone had drawn on a wall was quite funny. So he posed himself beside it while someone snapped the camera. Possibly Goldie snapped the shutter. Photos by Clark are developed and printed by him at
Courtesy of Isaac L. Friesen, R. R. 1, Box 412, Winkler, Manitoba, Canada. A picture of a George White engine, having broken through a bridge. It was half a days work to get the machine back into service.
Isaac L. Friesen
Our Iron-Man, Leo Clark - He Hobnobs With Movie Stars and Governors and Presidents Leo Clark was campus photographer for Eureka College at Eureka, Illinois for twenty years. He and Ronald Reagan were invited to a tea at the college president's house. Rea
Leo Clark poses on observation platform of railroad president's official car taken at Vonachens Jet. It was their 40th wedding anniversary, but Goldie had to take the picture. Leo rarely gets in front of the camera. Photo by Leo Clark, Washington, Illinoi