10.00" x 8.00"
12.00" x 10.00"
Freight Train Poster
by GLENN Mohs
Freight Train by GLENN Mohs - 10" x 8"
Luster Photo Paper
Rolled in a Tube
Freight Train poster by GLENN Mohs. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
The diesel locomotive pulling boxcars loaded with thousands of pounds of commodities slowly rolled along the track. Its steel wheels screeched... more
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The diesel locomotive pulling boxcars loaded with thousands of pounds of commodities slowly rolled along the track. Its steel wheels screeched against the rails while making the final turn as it approached the station after passing over the bridge between two buildings. Its red / white headlights nearly blinding me as it approached and made the ground shake beneath my feet.
The high pitched squeal was louder than any rock concert I had been to. I stood out of the way as it lumbered toward me, slow enough that I was reminded of the days when people ran to catch a rung on the ladder of a freight car and risk their lives for a free ride to the next town or another far beyond. This one was nearly a mile long and stopped traffic at a nearby crossing where impatient drivers sipped coffee and waited until the last boxcar passed and the gates went up. And then it was gone.
About GLENN Mohs
My artwork is focused on bringing out the emotion of the location to you the viewer. If the photograph puts a smile on your face, then I have achieved my goal. You are invited to enjoy evocative scenes of the world as it is and on occasion as it could be. My career in photography began over forty years ago when I purchased a Polaroid camera that popped out small prints on hard paper after having been waved in the breeze. A series of simple cameras followed until I realized that photography was more than a hobby, and it became a passion, one that I still enjoy today. I challenge myself to find new and interesting locations and use the wonder of changing light and weather to present to you, the viewer what it feels like to be there, and to...