New Deal/WPA Art in Weirton, West Virginia

This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.

Weirton, WV, Cove Station Post Office
"Pony Express and Rural Delivery" - cast stone
Vincent Glinsky (1940)

Image courtesy of the USPS

This completed image came from the national archives (121-GA-21-GLINSKY-5239). The building in which it was installed is currently vacant.
The whereabouts of the piece is unknown.

Reference Source:
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz

Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who sent the photograph!

Look for photographs of Post Office exteriors at the Post Mark Collectors Club (PMCC) Post Office photo page:

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