I like trains. I like their rhythm, and I like the freedom of being suspended between two places, all anxieties of purpose taken care of: for this moment I know where I am going.
Trains for Art Thursday. I saw the painting by Hans Baluschek and decided to run (chug?) with it.
The Express Train Arrives, 1909
by Hans Baluschek
La huerta o el tren de Colmenar
by Ulpiano Checa
Viaggio Triste (Sad Journey)
by Raffaele Faccioli (1845-1916)
La gare de Lyon-Perrache
by Louis Beysson (1856-1912)
Berlin-Potsdamer Eisenbahn 1847
by Adolph Menzel
Saint-Lazare Station, the Western Region Goods Sheds
by Claude Monet
The Lackawanna Valley
by George Inness
100 years of electrical trains and international traffic exhibition (IVA) Hamburg
Lastly, go visit a painting titled "The Annoying Cavalier." I really feel for her...