10.00" x 6.50"
10.00" x 6.50"
I'll Take the Train Home - series - Kittel Groff ND homestead with train car Add-On Wood Print
by Peter Herman
I'll Take the Train Home - series - Kittel Groff ND homestead with train car Add-On by Peter Herman - 10" x 6.5"
I'll Take the Train Home - series - Kittel Groff ND homestead with train car Add-On wood print by Peter Herman. Bring your artwork to life with the texture and added depth of a wood print. Your image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 3/4" thick maple wood. There are D-clips on the back of the print for mounting it to your wall using mounting hooks and nails (included).
I'll Take the Train Home - Kittel Groff homestead with train car add-on
Here's the Kittel Groff homestead, circa 1900, with a train car added on... more
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"I'll Take the Train Home" - Kittel Groff homestead with train car add-on
Here's the Kittel Groff homestead, circa 1900, with a train car added on for "extra living space" located in Benson County, ND. The home was last occupied for many decades by his descendant, Ole Groff, as I've been told by current owner/relatives who graciously gave me permission to shoot here.
I found some history on a rootsweb website - clipped here - Kittel Groff was born in Gol Hallingdal, Norway on April 22, 1874. He came to Grand Forks, North Dakota upon immigrating to the United States from Norway in 1896. In 1906 he homesteaded in Benson county. He returned to Norway in 1908 and was united in marriage to Birgit Torjusdatter Sire. He came back to North Dakota in 1910, staying three years and then returning to Norway. He rented his farm to Nels Hermanson and later to his brother, Ole. On May 9, 1929 he returned to his farm with his family. He passed away in July of 1932. His wife Birgit and son, O...
About Peter Herman
Peter Herman was born and raised on a farm in North Dakota. He first became interested in photography during high-school, and after acquiring a Pentax SLR, began taking photos for the school yearbook and developing/printing B&W images in school darkroom. He continued shooting through college, taking portraits, group pictures, weddings, but after beginning his engineering career at Cummins, he let his photography interests go dormant until about 2005 when he acquired his first DSLR and started shooting scenic landscapes from around the US, but concentrating especially on rural areas in ND and WI. Many of his images were encountered while riding motorcycle down random backroads during "golden hour", searching for that magic light...
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