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John Bartelstone

John Bartelstone is a New York based architecturalphotographer. He originally trained as a recording engineer atSyracuse University. After working in the recording industryfor a few years, he enrolled in the Master of Architectureprogram at Columbia University and upon graduation,began a ten-year architecture career. That time was spentin the Engineering Department of the Port Authority of NewYork and New Jersey, where a love for infrastructure wasfurther kindled. Then, in 1996 he started a new career as afreelance architectural photographer. Thomas Flagg works as a researcher and instructor at theState University of New York, College of Optometry. Since1966 he has been researching the Port of New York and itsrailroads, leading to professional documentation of industrialsites in connection with cultural resource surveys. He is afounding member of the Rail Maritime Information Group.He is also a member and past president of the Society ofIndustrial Archeology, and the author of two books about therail history of New York Harbor.

Books by John Bartelstone