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Spirit of Transportation - Chicago, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
N 41° 49.074 W 087° 38.749
16T E 446362 N 4629759
Quick Description: Two reliefs, one installed on the wall on either side of the entrance, which feature bare-chested males with hair flowing to suggest movement. Each figure is engaged in an activity related to transportation.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/7/2010 4:24:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM8RMG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

Long Description:
Continued from the Smithsonian Database:
"The figure on the north side stands on top of a tire and the figure on the south side stands on top of a automobile steering wheel. The figures are depicted with little surface detail."

The building is for sale and does not really look occupied. Trees along the street block the photographers view. The area is a bit forlorn, and you wonder whether these will survive.
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Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: 1/1/1954

Website for sculpture?: [Web Link]

Where is this sculpture?:
Meat Drivers and Helpers Union Local No. 710
4217 South Halsted Street
Chicago, IL USA


Sculptors Name: John Sand and John Noerdinger

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