Railroad Mural, Mural Viewed From Railroad, Back of Building, Eugene, Oregon

Three Murals
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Three murals were painted on the back of the building at 120 Shelton McMurphey Boulevard on the other side of the tracks. These three murals were best viewed either from a passenger car, or by walking along the boarding platform at the Eugene Amtrak Station.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link   •  Artist: #Shermanmurals S. Sherman 2019   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:27:48 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1384
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The First Mural
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The signature on the first mural of the three was by the artist: "K Caprario 2019."


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link   •  Artist: K Caprario 2019   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:28:10 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1385
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Path On A Map
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The mural depicted a path on a map that ran through a scene of a wild flower garden.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link   •  Artist: K Caprario 2019   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:28:17 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1386
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Closer View
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A closer view of the wild flowers and purple berries. The sun appeared to be rising behind a mountain behind the wild flower garden.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link   •  Artist: K Caprario 2019   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:28:22 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1387
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Closer Line
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A closer view of the path line that ran through the mural. Its classic black and white design was typical of path maps.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link   •  Artist: #shermanmurals S. Sherman 2019   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:28:25 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1388
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The Signature
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The center of the three murals was signed by, "#Shermanmurals S. Sherman 2019." This mural resembled psychedelic designs of the 1960's.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link   •  Artist: #Shermanmurals S. Sherman 2019   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:26:42 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1389
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Sun And Moon
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The center of the three murals depicted a dramatic sunset with the moon rising off to the the right.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link   •  Artist: #shermanmurals S. Sherman 2019   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:28:51 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1390
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Closer View
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A closer view of the center mural. A highly abstract sun was rising or setting over abstract green hills.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link   •  Artist: #shermanmurals S. Sherman 2019   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:28:55 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1391
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Moon And Stars
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On the right side of this center mural, were depicted abstract night sky with five-pointed stars and a moon.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link   •  Artist: #shermanmurals S. Sherman 2019   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:28:57 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1392
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The Third Mural
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The third of the murals, and the furthest from the Amtrak Station, was weathered and worn.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link Artist: Unknown   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:29:23 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1383
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Volcanic Land
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The last of the three murals depicted a volcanic looking land with a swirling lake behind the land. Mountains rose in the distance.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link Artist: Unknown   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:29:27 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1394
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Flower In The Center
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A flower grew in the center of a circus-looking sunrise or sunset.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link Artist: Unknown   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:29:30 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_13595
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No Signature
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This third mural was either unsigned, or the signature had been worn off.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link Artist: Unknown   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:29:35 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1396
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Extreme Right
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A closer view of the extreme right of the center mural appeared to show water seeping into the volcanic ground.


Murals external link Visible From Railroads external link Artist: Unknown   •  Eugene Amtrak Station external link   •  433 Willamette Street external link   •  Eugene external link Oregon external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:29:43 Thursday 16 2021)   •  (Date Published: Monday 10 January 2022)   •  © 2022 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C21_1397
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