West Virginia Mine Tipple
Geologic period: Modern
West Virginia coal mine tipple, a structure constructed over railroad tracks and allowing miners to dump the contents of hand- or mule-powered coal carts into railroad cards below.
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Karen's work for the West Virginia State Museum included a number of huge murals that intersected with 3D elements, like the mine building that connects to the front of this mural. Using CAD drawings supplied by the gallery designers, Karen was able to create images that blended seamlessly with the color, position and composition of the 3D elements of the exhibit.