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rsullivan wrote:Mr. Smith. I looked again at what is suppose to be all of Norman Rockwell's paintings, and didn't see the painting with the bored engineer. I did notice one I missed last time I looked through his collection. The painting titled "Rush." It shows a resting (sleeping) man sitting on a trunk with a suitcase and chicken next to him on the trunk. I noticed that his hat resembles my NYNH&H RR Baggage Master hat. I don't know if that style of hat was worn by stage or freight depot personnel, but was definately worn by railroaders. The picture is viewable at: http://totallyhistory.com/wp-content/up ... ckwell.jpg. This and the painting mentioned above that shows the steam locomotive in the window slipped by me the other times I reviewed this site. To be honest, the locomotive is not really easy to see in the thumbnail, but is evident when enlarged. Here is what my NYNH&H RR hat looks like.corlissbs wrote: Norman Rockwell painted a Cagney 4-4-0 with a bored engineer waiting for passengers to load in the background.
NYNH&H RR Baggage Master hat.jpgRichard H. Sullivan, Jr. member #3967
I asked about this artwork at the Norman Rockwell Museum and was told that there is no comprehensive list or collection of all of his paintings. If he did the artwork for someone, they did not have a record of it. I have a partial of this art and wanted to see the whole of it. Will have to keep looking.
Here are a couple of other artists to check intorsullivan wrote: I just received my prints from Mr. Steven Cryan, and they are fabulous. I received my Howard Fogg New Haven Alco print last week. I want to thank everyone who mentioned all the other artists besides Norman Rockwell. If you want some great New Haven and other railroad prints, I highly recommend going to the Steven Cryan Studio at http://stevencryan.com/, and take a look around.
The prints come flat and on a mounting board already, so they are frame ready. This is a far cry from the usual rolled print in a tube. I'm very happy with my five prints, and I think anyone interested in railroad artwork would be too.
Richard H. Sullivan, Jr. member #3967
A bit of a Foobie??? I did have some doubts about the details but you know the territory far better than I I did not purchase this one.Statkowski wrote: Really, PRR position light signals on the New York Connecting Railroad? With the wrong catenary bridges? And reverse signaling on track 5? And the mail & express train running against the current of traffic on track 4? And the tracks 4, 5 & 6 signals are absolute signals (no number plate)? And the track 5 signal is displaying (PRR Rule 280) Clear Block?