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Sketches for "The Romance of Transportation"

Graphite and ink on tracing paper mounted on board
Conté crayon, graphite and ink on board mounted on board
28" x 31"

The 44-foot long relief mural was originally located at the Fort Street Union Depot in Detroit, Michigan. All three reliefs have since been relocated to the B. & O. Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.

When Fredericks…

Sketch for "Horse and Antique Trains" for "The Romance of Transportation"

Graphite on tracing paper
23" x 36"

The 44-foot long relief mural was originally located at the Fort Street Union Depot in Detroit, Michigan. All three reliefs have since been relocated to the B. & O. Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
Ink on tracing paper
20" x 2.25"

When Fredericks first started designing this sculpture he thought…

Sketch for "Modern Trains" from "The Romance of Transportation"

Colored pencil, graphite and pastel on tracing paper
36" x 20.25"

The 44-foot long relief mural was originally located at the Fort Street Union Depot in Detroit, Michigan. All three reliefs have since been relocated to the B. & O. Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
Ink on tracing paper
20" x 2.25"

When Fredericks first started…

Sketch for "The Romance of Transportation"

Ink on tracing paper
2.25" x 20"

The 44-foot long relief mural was originally located at the Fort Street Union Depot in Detroit, Michigan. All three reliefs have since been relocated to the B. & O. Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland.

When Fredericks first started designing this sculpture he thought of using many forms of transportation…

Romance of Transportation, Jets, Mold, [Plaster]

Transportation by Man (Jets), plaster mold with iron rods,and galvanized pipe. Mold is stained from the shellac used to seal the mold.

This multiple-piece aluminum installation was made for the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services and the Ohio Department of Transportation, Columbus, Ohio in 1965. This Jets section represents traveling forward…

The Romance of Transportation [Plaster and Rubber]

Romance of Transportation (Biplane) Plaster mother mold with rubber inner mold, and galvanized pipe.

Romance of Transportation (Covered Wagons), rubber mold.

Horse and Antique Trains [Plaster]

Horse and Antique Trains, 1951
Plaster original painted silver

This 44-foot long relief mural was originally located at the Fort Street Union Depot in Detroit, Michigan. It has since been relocated to the
B. & O. Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. This plaster original is painted silver to more closely resemble the original cast in…

Modern Trains [Plaster]

Modern Trains, 1951
Plaster original painted silver


This 44-foot long relief mural was originally located at the Fort Street Union Depot in Detroit, Michigan. It has since been relocated to the
B. & O. Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. This plaster original is painted silver to more closely resemble the original cast in aluminum. …

Romance of Transportation [Plaster]

Romance of Transportation, 1951
Plaster original painted silver


This 44-foot long relief mural was originally located at the Fort Street Union Depot in Detroit, Michigan. It has since been relocated to the
B. & O. Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. This plaster original is painted silver to more closely resemble the original cast in…