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Lehigh Gorge Trail Limited Edition Panoramic Print
By Emerson L. Freese Jr.

Out of the Blue II is proud to announce its newest release of The Limited Edition "Lehigh Gorge Trail" Print. Second in a series of Limited Edition Panoramic Prints by internationally known Jim Thorpe Artist, Emerson L. Freese Jr; a brilliant illustrator who traces family to old Mauch Chunk. Known for his Hyper-realistic style, Mr. Freese has over 30 wildlife and motorsports limited edition prints displayed and sold world wide. He has also produced several local limited edition prints most notably the 1930's Old Mauch Chunk Pennsylvania Steam Train; the inspired "Jersey Station" in 2005 which followed the intriguing poster "The Doors of Jim Thorpe" created in 2004 which was used by local non-profits as a fund-raiser. With the success of his first panoramic scene in 2008 of "Downtown Broadway" depicting Jim Thorpe from the Clock Tower of the Carbon County Courthouse to the Dimmick Memorial Library, this year's The "Lehigh Gorge Trail" will surely be a highly sought after addition to this Collectors Print Series. From St. Mark's Church to the Asa Packer Mansion with the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railways, Reading and Northern Steam Train ready to make its run on the trail. Departing from downtown Jim Thorpe, to White Haven, Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Gorge Trail is a must see multi-use rail trail that winds along the beautiful scenic valley of the Lehigh River Gorge. Whether you choose to hike, bike or take the train that runs through the 4,548 acres of Lehigh Gorge State Park, it is an excursion you will highly enjoy and one that brings more and more visitors to Historic Jim Thorpe every year. The 8 x20 limited edition prints are signed and numbered by the artist. The edition is limited to 1000 prints and will retail for $20 along with 100 artist proofs @$30 each. Framed prints are also avalible for $35. and $45a/p for pickup only. This will be truly a sought after collectible for train enthusiasts and lovers of Jim Thorpe alike. So stop by Out of the Blue II and get yours today!

"Lehigh Gorge Trail"
copyright 2010 Emerson L. Freese Jr. & Out of the Blue II LLC

"Downtown Broadway"
The First Limited Edition Panoramic Print
By Emerson L. Freese Jr.
First in a series of Limited Edition Panoramic Prints. Standing like a sentinel over historic downtown Jim Thorpe is the landmark clock tower of the county courthouse. This area, once known as Market Square, extends up Broadway to the Dimmick Memorial Library. Downtown has been home to amazing architecture and thriving business for over 150 years.
Formerly named Mauch Chunk, the town started as a transportation hub for anthracite coal: first based on canals, then on railroads. Once one of the richest places in America, it is the Carbon County seat and has had a storied past that includes miners and millionaires, hangings and high society, depression and renaissance. Today the town boasts small businesses owned by people that love living here, and is visited by many thousands who enjoy experiencing the history and adventure.