Another Press Part

railway press part3

You can see some of the coolest stuff at Marine Railways on Rocky Neck.

E.J. Lefavour

About E.J.

Artist, researcher, writer, spiritual traveler of this fascinating orb we inhabit, lover of life and all it has to offer. Hi everyone out there in GMG land. My name is Ellen “E.J.” Lefavour (a/k/a “Ejay Khan” – the pseudonym I used during my years as a political activist artist). I moved to Cape Ann in September of 2010, and was thrilled to be invited by Joey to become a daily contributor to Good Morning Gloucester in December of that year. I am a painter, photographer and writer who has lived and worked as an artist for 20 years, since leaving the corporate world in 1990 to pursue my passion. My contributions to GMG will consist of images (either my paintings, photographs, montages or the occasional video) and a little history about the image, called “Did you Know?” I hope to come up with tidbits of information that people don’t already know, or had forgotten they knew. As I am new here, everything is new and fascinating to me, especially the amazing history, so bear with me if I post something that is common knowledge – I’ll eventually come up with something that’s new to you. As an artist, I will also write about the incredible art scene on Cape Ann. Please take a minute to comment on my posts, like them or not, especially if you have corrections or something to add, as that is how I, and all of us, learn. Have a Good Morning Gloucester, and a blessed day.
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14 Responses to Another Press Part

  1. Thom Falzarano says:

    Great colors!

  2. Wm. Skipper Publicover says:

    What is machine…part of a drag winch, E.J.?
    Great picture !
    I grew up on Rocky Neck and would go to there often with the
    Peter Chisham, his Dad owned it during the 40′s & 50′s !

    • E.J. says:

      It’s some sort of a press – old and rusted. It now stands at the entrance to the railways with a sign on top of it. It used to be tucked against the side of the building. Someone said they thought it was a metal press.

  3. Marty Morgan says:

    Are those colors for real or enhanced by Photoshop?

    • E.J. says:

      Definitely photoshop. When I enhanced the rust, all the other colors popped out so I left them. I thought it made it alot prettier than a plain old rusted machine part.

  4. Bill Langer says:

    Beautiful, E.J. — I really like this one. Keep ‘em coming!

  5. Beth says:

    Love the colors, E.J., think I’ll try translating them into something glass….

  6. Peter Hennessey says:

    Great photo! Love the post production.

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