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THIS PAINTING IS SOLD BUT YOU TOO CAN COMMISSION MIKE TO PAINT YOUR VERY OWN ORIGINAL OF YOUR FAVOURITE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE WHETHER BRITISH OR AMERICAN, A SOUND INVESTMENT FROM WHOM MANY REGARD AS BRITAIN’S LEADING TRANSPORT ARTIST. JUST E-MAIL mike@transportartist.co.uk

Brunel’s awesome bridge spanning the Tamar was a wonder of its day and more than 150 years after opening is still doing it’s job and while also still impressive is now somewhat overshadowed by the road bridge built alongside it in the 1960s.

Seen here is a Castle class 4.6.0 crossing into Cornwall with a train for Penzance, it has most likely taken over the train from a King class locomotive at Plymouth North Road as the Kings with an axle load of 22 tons were too heavy for the bridge, hence a King was never seen in Cornwall. Far below on the Cornwall shore of the river stands the old Saltash ferry once the main gateway for road vehicles between Devon and Cornwall until the 1960s.

Painted in acylics on a 20″×30″ canvas this viewpoint is one that is impossible for a camera unless it was strapped to a seagull! A painting like this in oils would cost about £2500.

Please ring 07884462140 or e-mail mike@transportartist.co.uk for details.

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Comments

  • Lynn Hughes
    Lynn Hughesalmost 3 years ago

    beautiful Mike very atmospheric

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyeralmost 3 years ago

    Very atmospheric Mike, great. – Ted

  • retepk
    retepkalmost 3 years ago

    Stunning work.

  • Spencer Trickett
    Spencer Trickettalmost 3 years ago

    Fantastic view point creating tremendous depth – love it!! – spot on Mike.

  • Many thanks Spencer, I’ve known this bridge so well all my life, its a sobering thought that it was here when I was born and will still be here when I’m gone!

    – Mike Jeffries

  • Robin Monroe
    Robin Monroealmost 3 years ago

    wow….wonderful painting:)

  • Thank you Romo, it never ceases to amaze me how many lovely young ladies like steam trains, but hey i’m not complaining!

    – Mike Jeffries

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinalealmost 3 years ago

    This is a wonderful painting! Love all the details and the colour is beautiful.

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 3 years ago

    Superb work Mike.

  • Colleen Milburn
    Colleen Milburnalmost 3 years ago

    Wow, this is superb. Bloody terrific, Mike! :))

  • Juliane Porter
    Juliane Porterover 2 years ago

    gorgeous! love the subject, your colors, the composition, the timeless feel. lovely! ~Juliane of www.StyleNectar.com

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago


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