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gobble, gobble!

November 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-OFXUaMIv8] For those who celebrate it, we hope you have a scrumptious Thanksgiving! We’ll be back to regular posting after the holidays, watch for our review of the Phil Frost and Barry McGee Show “mindthegap,” now showing at LA’s new PRISM gallery.

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Tags: art · artists · graffiti · holidays · public art · rail life · street culture

katsu goes big!

November 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

All-City? Check. Super-Tags on the Hells Gate Bridge? Check. What’s next? How about the largest fill-in ever caught on video? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hyVUGxFPto] Check.

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Tags: graffiti · rail life · street culture · trends

O! Golden Spike, Unite These States!

May 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on O! Golden Spike, Unite These States!

It was this week in history that the Transcontinental Railroad was completed, joined together with a golden railroad spike. On May 10, 1869, the presidents of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads met in Promontory, Utah, to drive the ceremonial golden spike into a rail line that connected their railroads, and united the Continental […]

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What comes around, goes around

April 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on What comes around, goes around

It’s no secret that painting a subway line is the ultimate goal for most graffiti writers, and this is true worldwide. In fact, the “clean train” movement (named for the act of painting trains that are typically kept pristine) has exploded across Europe over the past several years, in countries like Poland, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, etc., […]

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Tags: current events · graffiti · rail life

Tank Car implosion

April 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Tank Car implosion

Accident or experiment, I’m unsure. Either way, this video from Germany of a freight tank car imploding is incredible, and shows how amazing physics can be. All aboard? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_hci9vrvfw&hl=en]

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