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"Give Me a Break" by Bill Kesler

A photograph by Bill Kesler of North Platte was named best of the Rails Across America art show downtown at the North Platte Art and Gift Gallery.

The work depicts a woman in a dress working as a locomotive engineer. It is entitled “Give Me A Break.”

Kesler took the allegorical photo inside the locomotive at Cody Park with a live model. He developed the photo with a sepia tone finish.

Kesler also won honorable mention in photography in the annual Rail Fest art show for his “Trains Stop for Servicing.”

Other winners: (from North Platte unless otherwise noted)


1. Ron Boerner - Rolling Through–UPRR #844

2. Betty Carlson of North Loup - Faster Than a Speeding Bullet

3. Sharon Skinner - Wheels in Waiting

Honorable mention - Bill Kesler “Trains Stop for Servicing”, Cliff Johnson of Trenton “Controls”, and Betty Carlson of North Loup “Over the River.”


1. Sue Perez - Rusty Elegance

2. Sandy Meyer - Stopped on the Tracks”

3. Sue Condon - Time Rolls On

Honorable mention - Judy Roberts of Maxwell, “The Stand Off”

The artworks can be viewed from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays until Sept. 28. The artist’s reception is from 4-6 p.m. Saturday. Also, a special showing will be held from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22.

The Art and Gift Gallery is downtown at 516 North Dewey. The website is www.npartandgiftgallery.com.

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The North Platte Bulletin - Published 9/17/2013
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