Trains Ships Planes paintings by Chris Jenkins
Seven Mile Bridge Oil on stretched canvas, 20 x 26 inches. Before the great hurricane of 1935, when the railroad still ran to Key West, the crossing between Little Duck Key and Knights Key required a bridge of enormous length.
Autumn Night, Oil on archival canvas panel 20 x 16 inches.
On a haunting fall night, , a Delaware Lackawanna and Western Super Pocono stands on the ready track..
On the High Line Oil on stretched Canvas 18 x 24 inches..
Some 70 years ago, on the now long abandoned Rio Grande Southern, the Engineer eases a string of boxcars across a quaking trestle, on the RGS high line.
Roundhouse Steam. Oil on stretched canvas, 18x 24 inches
Bathed in steam and morning sunlight, a big Berkshire type rolls off the turntable.
Feel the Ground Shake, oil on canvas 18 x 24 inches.
With a combined locomotive and tender weight of nearly 400,000 lbs, this 4-8-4 northern type has no difficulty rolling a freight train that stretches to the horizon. The fireman leans out over the cab armrest, listening to the sound of steam rushing from the lifting safety valve.