12' X 10' X 200'
powder-coated steel, optical elements
New River Trial State Park; near Pulaski,
Ghost Train consists of five sign-like
pieces and two telescopes placed at 25' intervals along the
trail which runs through the New River Trail State Park. As
park visitors pass by they see abstract shapes in the signs.
When they stop to look through the telescopes they see the
silhouette of a locomotive from one end and the silhouette
of a caboose from the other end. The trail was made from an
View 2--through blue telescope
View 4--through yellow telescope
View 5--detail showing salamander incorporated into design
--From I-81, take exit 92 (Draper)
--Follow the signs to the New River Trail State Park (bear
right at the school; total distance to parking area: about
--From the parking area, walk or bike 2 miles Northwest along
the trail (back toward I-81)
--The sculpture is just past the picnic area near mile post
You can also access it from the Pulaski exit,
but this is the simplest way.
THANKS to Cliff Jones and
Gerard Stamm for their help with the installation of "Ghost
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