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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…

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. …

Plasteline model for "Modern Trains" for "The Romance of Transportation"

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 rather than just a large train. …