Posts Tagged ‘Graffiti’
It’s always exciting to spot some Cabooses.
Until the 1980s, laws in the United States and Canada required all freight trains to have a caboose and a full crew, for safety.
Technology eventually advanced such that the railroads, in an effort to save money and reduce crew members, stated that a caboose was unnecessary, since bearings were improved and lineside detectors were used to detect hot boxes, and better-designed cars avoided problems with the loads.
The railroads also claimed a caboose was also a dangerous place, as slack run-ins could hurl the crew from their places and even dislodge weighty equipment.
This Thursday, June 2nd–
Last Bus Club Clothing, Invoice PDX and Compound Gallery are hosting a one of a kind art show in celebration of the premier of Portland’s first official graffiti and lifestyle magazine, INVOICE Vol.1; featuring over fifty West Coast artists displayed in a way to represent the content featured in the publication.
In addition it will be your first chance to get your hands on the 150+ page magazine, composed entirely by Invoice PDX.