This is part of a whole car
top to bottom. Painted in
the #6 yard,Pelham Bay Line
Up in the #BRONX 1982
Back in the train days there were
thousands of writers out there trying
to get their name up to be noticed by
other writers or by the strap hangers
that road the train to and from work.
We were all looking for "FAME".
I found out early in order to stand out
from the crowd, you needed to be well rounded. Throws-ups (BUBBLE) were important to get your name up fast, and allowed you to take over a train
line over night if you knew what you were
doing. Colorful window down end to ends
were important to the game, However
whole car top to bottoms took over all.
When you seen a whole car, Everyone stops
what they were doing to see this colorful train
car pull into the station. This is when you
knew you were on the top of the hill.
Writers like LEE & BLADE succeeded to
this level of FAME.