WPA Era Sketch "Railroad Workers" by T.S. c.1930s
Superb 1930s pencil drawing of men laying down ties for a railroad.
Classic WPA era art. This one is initialed "T.S." in the lower right.
Dimensions 15" x 12". Dry-mounted to cardboard. Good vintage condition. A rare find!
The Works Progress Administration was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads. Many artists created murals for public buildings, such as post offices and libraries. This may have been a sketch for a mural.