Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Schield "Bantam" Crane

12"x16" Oil on canvas - Schield Bantam cranes were built in America up until the 1960s. These cranes were attached to a truck bed and had many uses on farms and such. This relic sits in a scrap yard in Waxahachie, Texas and I presume that it's no longer in use since it hasn't moved in several years.

2 comments:

  1. I like your color combination of the red and green. We are painting at the nature center this Saturday at 9:00, I hope you will join us.

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  2. Hello, my name is Tyler Schield and my great uncle Wilbur Schield and his brother Vern were the pioneers Schield bantam creation and production. It's interesting how many farms or older homes I pass and I always look for a bantam excavator that's slowly becoming one with the surrounding earth. Your picture is a perfect representation of that. I was curious as to how much for a print?

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