is a typical post war Ghost Train design by Sid Howell. Although
painted on a flat surface, a skilful use of perspective gives the
illusion of depth.
photograph illustrates very well the amount of detail that Sid
painted on the Ghost Train panels. The wood-grain effect on the
doors, the hat, hair style and dress of the young lady passing
through the open door. It is doubtful whether the average person
at the fair ever appreciated the amount of skill that had gone
into the painting.
all characters in this scene were painted life-size, attention to
detail was of paramount importance and certainly, in some cases,
the standard of artwork was possibly too good for its eventual
location on the ride.