October 31, 2018
By Dr. Marty Olliff
Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly column focuses on the evolution of the railroad industry in the Wiregrass.
A resident of Headland, Alabama, from his birth in 1915 until his death in 1988, Thomas W. (Tom) Solomon had a love affair with railroads. He worked as a draftsman for the Atlantic Coast Line then with the Florida East Coast Railroad, but his real passion was photographing and painting railroad machinery and other scenes…