5/14/12 3:36pm (8 of 18)

This was taken about a month after the Space Needle got painted it’s original orange color.

My favorite part of this photo is how the color of the little red train switch in the lower-left-hand corner is a close match to Alexander Calder’s Eagle sculpture. It seems like a superfluous detail, but for such a utilitarian object, it real does command a lot of attention – nearly as much as the sculpture.


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