Howard Fogg (1917 - 1996)

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Title:
Union Pacific Railroad
Size:
18.75 x 14.25
Medium:
Offset-Lithograph
Price:
$129
INV. #:
12918
 
Archival liinen backed print Union Pacific Railroad for April 1969. The print from the painting named "MOMENT OF EXCITEMENT — 1870" Plains Indians, desperate for winter food and hides, have stampeded buffalo onto the tracks and stalled an Emigrant Train. The train crew and passengers exchange fire with the Indians while a settler watches from his sod house in western Kansas country.


Howard Fogg was commissioned to paint locomotive after locomotive. Of these numerous paintings, Alco had some forty-eight reproduced. Without doubt, Fogg was the outstanding artist painting trains. His capture of rolling stock as it passed through its native environment presents sheer beauty of both locomotive and background to the viewer. When Alco abandoned steam locomotive production in 1948 in favor of the diesel, the company had built more than 75,000 steamers.




Howard Fogg was commissioned to paint locomotive after locomotive. Of these numerous paintings, Alco had some forty-eight reproduced. Without doubt, Fogg was the outstanding artist painting trains. His capture of rolling stock as it passed through its native environment presents sheer beauty of both locomotive and background to the viewer. When Alco abandoned steam locomotive production in 1948 in favor of the diesel, the company had built more than 75,000 steamers.

Howard Fogg was commissioned to paint locomotive after locomotive. Of these numerous paintings, Alco had some forty-eight reproduced. Without doubt, Fogg was the outstanding artist painting trains. His capture of rolling stock as it passed through its native environment presents sheer beauty of both locomotive and background to the viewer. When Alco abandoned steam locomotive production in 1948 in favor of the diesel, the company had built more than 75,000 steamers.