The Gas Tank

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Comments (6)

Jean Gregory Evans on September 21, 2008

I think I can almost see the artist's signature. Very cool art work!


Bits-n-Pieces on September 21, 2008

thanks, Jean! Yes - the artist was Corita Kent And believe it or not, this design was a HUGE controversy when it was first installed in 1971, because people claimed the blue strip was the face of ...Ho Chi Minh !

Jean Gregory Evans on September 21, 2008

Well thanks for the link. Looks great on GE too! Odd controversy! The things people think to argue over is sometimes very astounding!


Steve Paxton on September 22, 2008

must admit the thumbnail had me wondering thanks for the link. B-N-P i am always learning on your site even how to

Itallica on August 24, 2010

If Ho Chi was blue who had the red face?

Bits-n-Pieces on August 25, 2010

LOLOL, why of course: the paranoid fools who persisted in making the claim!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 21, 2008
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    by Bits-n-Pieces
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
    • Taken on 2008/09/20 14:49:46
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1250)
    • Focal Length: 14.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
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