Saturday, August 28, 2010

A Tribute to Firefighters

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This bas-relief brick sculpture stands in front of Glendale Fire Station No.157 on N. 59th Ave. It is called “A Tribute to Firefighters” and depicts Glendale’s first fire station and truck. It was completed by Jay Tschetter of Lincoln, NE in 1997.

20 comments:

Brian Miller said...

oh i love how they are coming out of the brick...and glad they put a few ladies in there as well...i have high respect for them...

Deb said...

Impressive tribute; impressive photo! Have been enjoying your blog; thanks!

Luis Gomez said...

Great image. Nice tribute!

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Fantastic sculpture and you captured it perfectly. These folks never get enough credit for what they do.

Darryl and Ruth : )

Small City Scenes said...

Nice capture. We should always be thankful for these great men and women. MB

Kathy said...

What an unusual technique, a bas relief carved from brick. I've never seen this before but it is very impressive. A wonderful tribute to one of our most important service people.

Sharon said...

I've never seen this and it's wonderful!

cieldequimper said...

That's very nice, unusual brickwork like sculpture, I like it.

rohrerbot said...

That looks great.

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

Very nice public art. Worthwhile subject. Excellent portrayal.

Thérèse said...

This includes everything involved. Nice evergoing tribute!

Rob said...

That is a wonderful tribute!

Hilda said...

A very strong and beautiful tribute.

Randy said...

I agree with Hilda. That is amazing.

LD said...

This is really so amazing with the relief in brick. Never seen anything like it!

Jarart said...

Very nice tribute!

Kathy said...

Cool sculpture! I'd like to see this the next time I visit.

Steffe said...

Nice job by you and Jay!

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

That is a powerful tribute!
Love this post..and the shot is just great!
Thanks for sharing.
I also tank you for your lovely comments on my blog.

B :)

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

Hey Tracy, I don't remember if we are following one another but I would love to.
Loving your photography!

B