Stephen Dorian Miner Event Photography Professional, Photojournalist, Rock n’ Roll Photographer

Train – The Early Years
A Photographer’s Inside Look

Features Stephen’s pictures of band during their formative years of the late 1990s, working the San Francisco club scene in their struggles to become successful, most of which have never been seen.

Rob Hotsckiss of Train performs at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, November 3, 2000.

Rob Hotsckiss, Pat Monahan and Charlie Colin (left to right) of Train perform - opening for Cracker - at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, May 11, 1996.

Jimmy Jams

These are shared in this 40 page, limited edition book that contains more than 30 pictures. Book is 8×10″ portrait style featuring images in both color and B&W, printed on thick, glossy paper stock with a sturdy binding.

Train lead singer Pat Monahan designs the set list while bassist Charlie Coliin hangs out backstage before a show at Slim's in San Francisco, May 17, 1997. Train lead singer Pat Monahan designs the set list while bassist Charlie Coliin hangs out backstage before a show at Slim’s in San Francisco, May 17, 1997.

Train and the production team take a break from re-mixing their self-titled CD at Sega Music Studios in San Francisco, October 23, 1996.

Serving Stephen’s pictures well and a tribute to the Grammy winning band, the book is a joy to look at according to early reviews:

“It’s HEERRREEE! The book is remarkable, I was even more impressed than I expected. Every time I thought ‘ah, THIS is my’ fave pic’, I turned the page and found more. Thanks again!” Nannette M.

“Just got my copy and I’m a happy girl! Such a wonderful look into the early world of the band I love so much! I love the photos Stephen! My fave is the one “no caption needed” now I have to go look at it again ! Thank you for sharing your work with us!” Stephanie G.

“Just got my copy of @sdminer’s “@Train: The Early Years.” If you’re on the fence, buy!” Katherine F.

“Loves her new train book – it was well worth the wait thank you so much Stephen Dorian Miner.” Angela M.
“Just got my book & all I can say is WOW! I love it. Thanks!” Terri B.

“The book is amazing!!” Eilish M.

Train Performs at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, July 31, 1998.

“It’s a knockout, Steve! I’m going to keep mine in my office to amaze my students with my cool! Seriously, it’s a really impressive piece of work.” David H.

“I just got your book! It is AMAZING!!!!! Such honest pictures! You did such a phenomenal job and I love that you wrote a little note and signed it. Thank you!” Lynda D.

Further samples can be seen on Stephen’s Facebook page

Every copy is personally signed by Stephen and shipped directly to your door via USPS Priority Mail.

Please folks, get on board this Train. Ask your friends, fellow Trainiacs and read the reviews, folks love their books! Again, not only a chance to get what will be a unique edition, if not the only one.

Thank you all again for your support and hope to see you out on tour sometime!
Stephen

Cost is $55 and U.S. shipping is free for orders received by July 15. International shipping is $22.


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Stephen Miner
2215R Market Street, #503
San Francisco, CA 94114
Please be sure to include return address on money order as well as envelope. Questions/inquiries can be sent to sdminerphoto@gmail.com or via phone at 415.519.0685