Graffiti

Graffiti and Exploring in NYC have been joined at the hip since the very beginning. Graffiti writers explored tunnels to find trains to tag, and industrial areas for buildings to practice painting in.

While we document this relationship, we also specialize in following graffiti on NYC's freight trains and tracks - an aspect of the hobby that was virtually ignored by photographers and blogs until we released 'Brooklyn Queens Freight' and 'Yard Job NYC'.

FR8 Chronicles 27 – Bushmaster 4: Stench


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Freights Flicked in Florida


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Fr8 Chronicles 26 – F5’s ‘Can Kill’ 2006


“Now that the statute of limitations is up, the ‘Can Kill’ can be revealed”.
-F5
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How Jeffrey Gamblero/Vanchiro – aka Korn – did NOT kill himself.


This morning, news broke online that Jeffrey “Gamblero” Vanchiro, (know to many as a Brooklyn Nets ‘superfan’ and from his graffiti name: Korn, of Smart Crew) passed away as a result from injuries sustained when he jumped out of a second floor window. The sudden manner in which he died has lead to a lot of confusion by many who either knew him directly or respected his art & style. How did he die? Why would he apparently kill himself?
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FR8 Chronicles 25 – Island Stomp 6


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FR8 Chronicles 24 – Island Stomp 5


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FR8 Chronicles 23 – Bushmaster 3: The Death


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FR8 Chronicles 21 – Fremont


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Abandoned 18th street subway station


Along a very busy, dark and dirty 4 track subway line lays this secluded way station for reprobates.
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Queens Mainline Graffiti History


“Do you want to die tonight?”
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