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Sculptor:
Barger, Raymond Granville 1906-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: railroad rails and ties
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Brunswick Library Brunswick Maryland
Date:
Ca. 1982
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Maryland survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(On circular plaque in front:) BRUNSWICK MARYLAND/HUB OF FIRST RAILROAD/FIVE THOUSAND YEARS/LIGHTEN HIS LOAD/MAN PUSH HORSE PULL/ROLL ON HIS ROAD/HUNDRED MILE SPEED/WITH STEAM HE RIDE/SLOW FOR HIS NEED/WHEEL CAST ASIDE/THUNDER ON PAD/COMPRESSION BURN/BE GOOD OR BAD/IS SCIENCE TURN/HOME OF IRON HORSE/GLOBAL THOUGHT SMART/SPEED EIGHTEEN THOU/THERE BEFORE START/WAY IT IS NOW/IN BIG HURRY/GET TO WHERE GO/NECESSARY/SEEMS NO ONE KNOWS/GIVE UP THE FIGHT/OLD EROSION/IS MAN'S PROGRESS/BIG EXPLOSION/HUNDRED YEAR ANNIVERSARY/CAV. RAYMOND. GRANVILLE. BARGER/SCULPTOR. POET. USA. YEAR 214. A. D. YEAR 1990/BALTIMORE B & O AND OHIO/W.A.R.P.E.D.W.H.E.E.L.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Topic:
Object--Other--Wheel  Search this
History--United States--Railroad  Search this
History--United States--Maryland  Search this
Literature--Barger  Search this
Control number:
IAS MD000509
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_337673