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Photo of the Day – 02/24/17 (“Lone Traveler”, 1939)

Daily Photo — “Lone Traveler, 1939”

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Makes me wonder where this person came from and where they are going, and why…

January 1939. “Railroad tracks. Williamson County, Illinois.” Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.

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Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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Art of the Day – 01/09/17 (Broad Street Station, Philadelphia, Colin Campbell Cooper)

Daily Artwork — “Broad Street Station, Philadelphia, in the rain, Colin Campbell Cooper, 1905”

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Competed in 1881, the Broad Street Station in Philadelphia, PA served as a vital hub for traffic in and out of Center City.  It was razed in 1952 to make way for Penn Plaza (now One Penn Center) and a high-rise office complex.  A full history is located at The Philly History Blog.

This is the area today via Google Maps: Penn Center area (15th-18th streets and JFK BLVD to Market St.)

1905 — Broad Street Station, Philadelphia, in the rain.  Oil on Canvas.  Impressionism style.  Colin Campbell Cooper (1856-1937).  Payne Gallery (Moravian College), Bethlehem, PA, USA.
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Posted by on January 9, 2017 in Daily Art

 

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Photo of the Day – 2/26/14 (“Abandoned Railway Station, Abkhasia”)

Daily Photo — “Abandoned Railway Station, Abkhasia”

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An abandoned railway station in the former Georgian territory of Abhkasia that has sat untouched since the fall of the Soviet Union.  More images are available here.

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Posted by on February 26, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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