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Benching in Utah 2017

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Is this art form designed and painted to be read by only people who are versed in Train art? I have trouble reading most of the art I see like the last one in this post. The colors and design are killer and that's why I like to photograph it but, most of the writers names are lost on me. Can anyone please translate the last art posted here for me?

 

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Also it's interesting that your eye is trained for aesthetics not letters, and that translates well to having a keen eye for good graffiti in many cases.

 

I'm enjoying you posting.

 

Cheers

TheP

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Thanks theprotester I do enjoy photographing the art form and posting here. I don't know what it is but I can spot color combinations, forms and shapes, and what I believe works or doesn't from a mile away but... just can't seem to read the letters and form them into words.

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A few more flicks from today. Note that I was not the only one watching the rails today, there was a red tail hawk sitting on a pole hunting on the side of the tracks.

 

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Great flix again. Nice hawk, looks to be a juvenile.

On the E2E one person could easily do that or even a whole car but it looks like 2-3 people did that one.

BTW, you're carrying on a nice tradition for your state, used to be 1-2 graf mags that came out of UT in the day that included some bench action.

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Thanks for the info One Man Banned I only photograph the art and don't really know much about how it's done or the meaning behind the art itself, mine is a purely artistic interest at this time. I'm a Utah transplant and not a native (or Mormon) and have "only" live here for the past 16 years. I can see why there is a tradition of benching here with this being a major train hub for the Midwest.

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Only got a couple flicks today and they were during a snow storm, I love the last one posted here which is a graffiti sign of the times IMHO when a writer writes....graffiti lives matter.

 

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Few more flicks from today, sorry about the crossing bar in some of the flicks but, I just had to shot when I had the opportunity crossing bar or not.

 

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