RUTH MELICHAR Watercolor Painting, Boise Union Pacific Railroad Depot, Idaho
RUTH MELICHAR Watercolor Painting, Boise Union Pacific Railroad Depot, Idaho RUTH MELICHAR Watercolor Painting, Boise Union Pacific Railroad Depot, Idaho RUTH MELICHAR Watercolor Painting, Boise Union Pacific Railroad Depot, Idaho RUTH MELICHAR Watercolor Painting, Boise Union Pacific Railroad Depot, Idaho RUTH MELICHAR Watercolor Painting, Boise Union Pacific Railroad Depot, Idaho

RUTH MELICHAR Watercolor Painting, Boise Union Pacific Railroad Depot, Idaho

Ref: G-53-0002
(American, 1906-97)

This vintage painting shows a view of the Spanish Revival Union Pacific train depot in Boise. Signed (lower left): Ruth Melichar.

The artist was also a wildlife preservationist and the founder of the Ruth Melichar Bird Center in Idaho. The train station was built in 1925 by Union Pacific and closed in 1971 when Amtrak took over. The building was renovated in 1990 and the city now uses it for special events. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

c. 1970
W 20.5 D 0.5 H 16.5 in.
Sight: W 15 H 10.5 in.


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