1933 Print Gary Indiana Industry Smoke Tanker Scene Landscape Architecture FZ2


This is an original 1933 halftone print of Gary, Indiana. Shown in the image is a number of smoke stacks, and refineries. The caption writes, "Here, between the railroad in the foreground and the smoke-fogged tankers on the background of the Lake, the refineries of Standard Oil of Indiana send their odors higher than the passing plane and spell out, like a war-time bomber's signal on the ground, the frontiers of another land."


This 78+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 12.75 inches; 27 x 32 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: refineries, industrialization, industry, machine, machinery