Richard Steinheimer, a master of railroad photography whose poetic images documented a half-century of trains and the landscape of the American West, has died. He was 81.
Steinheimer died May 4 at his Sacramento home of Alzheimer's disease, said his wife, Shirley Burman.
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Richard Steinheimer: An obituary on railroad photographer Richard Steinheimer in the May 22 California section referred to the director of the California State Railroad Museum as Phil Hammond. His name is Paul Hammond. —
"He was certainly one of the greats," said John Gruber, founder and president of the