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Nature Blog Network
Friday, September 28, 2007

train with graffiti

This week’s theme is “original.” Here is some “original” art work on a train car chugging up the banks of the Mississippi River in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Photo taken with the Canon Digital Rebel XT / 350D and a Sigma 70-300mm Lens on September 22, 2007 in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Posted by: Mike in: Iowa at 8:02 pm

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  • http://midasfive.blogspot.com/ Midas

    That is actually a nice looking graffiti. I think I heard it said that graffiti is the art of the future!

    Mine’s up as well…come and visit.

  • http://chunkymountains.blogspot.com/ Michele

    That’s neat… I see that a lot on the cars that chug along the tracks here….

  • http://becci-powerstwinb.blogspot.com/ PowersTwinB

    What an amazing photo! Graffiti is just a very cool artform to me, kids have so much talent nowadays! My photo is up, are you interested in gallavanting around the web to see others hunt photos? come on over

  • http://happywonderer.wordpress.com/2007/09/28/photo-hunters-original/ ellen b

    As much as I hate grafitti it is original…

  • http://kissedalotatoads.blogspot.com/ kissedalotatoads

    The people that do graffiti on things seems to have some talent,….. was wondering if it has a meaning to it? Great photo and have a good weekend.

  • http://irishcornwall.blogspot.com ipanema

    that is some nice original art work indeed! happy weekend!:)

  • http://talktograms.blogspot.com Grams

    This was very original!! Great shot!! Have a nice weekend!

  • http://ruangsudut.info Trinity

    Graffiti is a great idea! I think this theme is quite difficult for me, never thought about graffiti before! 😀 Nice entry!

    MIne is up, please visit Trinity

  • http://iamwhoiam6.blogspot.com/ cindy

    That’s very original artwork. Good choice this week.

  • http://justmyrambling.com/ BlurMommy

    Definitely original! Good choice for the theme. Happy weekend!

  • http://brewerfamily8.blogspot.com And Miles To Go…

    what a nice capture!

  • http://teacherpattiw.blogspot.com/ patti

    And from somewhere else, no doubt!

  • http://travellingspouse.blogspot.com/2007/09/photohunter-original.html A

    Very original, there won’t be another quite the same. And it’s really not unpleasant.

  • http://dragonheartsdomain.blogspot.com Dragonheart

    That is definitely original! The photo is great, but the graffiti itself isn’t terribly attractive, IMO.

    My original photo.

  • http://carverblog.blogspot.com/ carver

    That’s a great shot for the original theme. I never
    thought of looking for graffiti on the side of a train.

  • http://maremag.blogspot.com mar

    Great take on the theme! our graffiti is more colorful, though :)
    I like your shot. Happy weekend!

  • http://thefourseasonsofmylife.com lutchi

    cool shot..happy Ph
    mine is up at My Two Cents Worth and
    The Four Seasons Of My Life I hope You can visit me too. TC

  • http://purple4mee.blogspot.com Teena in Toronto

    I think some graffiti is so cool!

    Thanks for stopping by mine :)

  • http://meeyauw.blogspot.com AndrĂ©e

    I’m so glad that I blogged your spider photos because it was then that I found that you had moved! And if I hadn’t learned you moved, then I would have never seen this. I could spend hours here and I expect to try! Your spiders are now blogged, it is the 2nd post from the top. This train car photo is superb, too. See you in the future!

  • http://www.iowavoice.com Moe

    Thanks for all the comments, everybody! I appreciate you all stopping by!

  • http://dustyd-flyawayhome.blogspot.com sandy

    I love this! I have lots of photos I’ve taken on my walks and hikes of graffiti. I always have myself in the picture, looking as if I was the one doing it. I take it into paint program and paint a brush or spray can in my hand, LOL…

  • http://www.iowavoice.com Moe

    Sandy – That’s hilarious! It would have been a little dangerous for me to run alongside the train and try to be in the pic 😉

  • http://www.farmingfriends.com farmingfriends

    It’s amazing where the graffiti turns up. Very original. Sara from farmingfriends

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