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"Union Electric Steelyard" 56 x 84" oil on canvas " 2004 (click image to zoom)

Union Electric Steel, Carnegie, PA
My father's family lived in a house a short walk from here. For some reason, I remember it being a "good thing" to be working at "Union Electric." I visited on a cloudy December day and the scene told me stories about how I grew up. It reminded me of comic book trading at Chartiers Terrace, The Lone Ranger and Morelli's Grocery store on Lidsay Road...

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