looking for Robert Yancey

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Robert Yancey made a color print of the Nancy Hanks 2 near Macon,Georgia. His print was called "Central Georgia Crossing" The print was copyrighted in 1994. I would like to contact Robert Yancey. Do you know how I can get in touch with him? Please e-mail me with your response. Thank you. Sincerely, Deirdre L. Skelly Educator

-- Deirdre Lynn Skelly (msdskelly@aol.com.), January 06, 2001


The print titled "Central Georgia Crossing" was painted by Robert West (a well known railroad artist), NOT Robert Yancey.

Robert Yancey commissioned Robert West to paint the original print, hence the copyright is in Robert Yancey's name. The signature on the bottom left side of the print (above the printed copyright notice) is that of the artist Robert West, NOT Robert Yancey. The same signature appears in the actual print image.

Robert Yancey is back in Macon following a couple of years in South Carolina working for Norfolk Southern. Robert West lives outside of Atlanta and continues to produce outstanding art of various railroad subjects.

Allen Tuten

-- Allen Tuten (allen@cofg.org), October 15, 2004.

Actually you are correct in commenting that Robert Yancy was the artist of the print in question. My wife found one for sale on River Street in Savannah, Ga last Christmas and it's even a signed copy. The print has Robert's autograph as well in the lower left corner. My mother and father run a antique booth at the big peach in Byron, Ga and see him from time to time up there. Info for the Big peach is Big Peach Antique & Collectable Mall, Hwy. 49, Byron GA. (478)956-6256.

-- Wally Calhoun (wmwac450@comcast.net), October 14, 2004.

My mistake. It was the artist Robert West that I was looking for. I found him online. Thank you for your quick response. Deirdre Skelly

-- Deirdre SKelly (msdskelly@aol.com.), January 13, 2001.

If I am not mistaken, I believe you are probably referring to the artist Robert West. Robert Yancey has many fine talents but I don't believe he did that painting. I don't have West's address but he comes to railroadiana shows in the area fairly often.

-- Larry Goolsby (LGoolsby@aphsa.org), January 12, 2001.

Robert Yancey, 119 Peach Park, P.O. Box 2300, Byron, GA 31008. E-mail

-- W. David Godwin (wdgodwin@aol.com), January 07, 2001.

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