Steam Plant Comet Show 2000, Artist: David Govedare, Under Railroad Tracks, Lincoln Street, Spokane, Washington

Edge Lit
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The only light under the railroad overpass was from the ends. So the sculpture was edge lit from both ends.


Steam Plant Comet Show 2000   •  Artist: David Govedare external link   •  From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material   •  Lincoln Street   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 07:02:01 Tuesday 20 June 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 5 July 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4072
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Metal Comets
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A line of metal comets decorated the wall underneath the railroad tracks.


Steam Plant Comet Show 2000   •  Artist: David Govedare external link   •  From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 07:01:32 Tuesday 20 June 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 5 July 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4068
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Wheels, Cut Metal, And Pipes
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The comets were created from pipes welded to cut metal, welded to old valve wheels, and all painted in bright colors.


Steam Plant Comet Show 2000   •  Artist: David Govedare external link   •  From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material   •  Lincoln Street   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 07:01:32 Tuesday 20 June 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 5 July 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4096
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Old Valve Wheels
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Two lone, old valve wheels were mounted below the comets. Each wheel was painted just like the wheels of the comets.


Steam Plant Comet Show 2000   •  Artist: David Govedare external link   •  From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material   •  Lincoln Street   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 07:01:46 Tuesday 20 June 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 5 July 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4070
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Flew Up, Flew Down
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Some comets flew up toward the ceiling of the overpass. Other comets flew down toward the sidewalk.


Steam Plant Comet Show 2000   •  Artist: David Govedare external link   •  From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material   •  Lincoln Street   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 07:01:54 Tuesday 20 June 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 5 July 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4071
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Plaque On Wall
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A plaque embedded in the wall read:

David Govedare
Steam Plant Comet Show
2000
Sponsored by
Avista
Davenport Arts District
Spokane Arts Commission
Steam Plant Square
Wells & Co.


Steam Plant Comet Show 2000   •  Artist: David Govedare external link   •  From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material   •  Lincoln Street   •  Spokane, Washington external link   •  (Date Photographed: 07:01:16 Tuesday 20 June 2017)   •  (Date Published: Wednesday 5 July 2017)   •  © 2017 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C17_4067
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