(Brooklyn, New York, 1914 - 2001, South Salem, New York)
December 27, 1957 (printed later)
Gelatin silver print
15 3/8 x 19 1/4 in. (39.1 x 49.0 cm)
Collection of the Akron Art Museum
Gift of Thomas H. Garver
Around 11:30 pm, station agent James L. Akers raised his lantern to send a “highball”—a signal that there are no passengers to board and the tracks are clear to move ahead. Link captured one of the last times this scene took place, as steam passenger service ended on the Bristol line of the Radford Division less than a week later.