Jeff Koons ‘Train’ Sculpture May Bring Bells and Whistles to High Line

The High Line hasn’t seen a running train since 1980, when the last one pulled three carloads of frozen turkeys. But the train rails between Gansevoort and West 34th Streets on the west side of Manhattan, which opened as a public park in 2009, may soon be host once again to a locomotive. But this train, a sculpture by artist Jeff Koons, will dangle vertically over the park. The New York Times reports that Mr. Koons’s Train, a life-size model of a 1943 Baldwin 2900 steam locomotive is estimated to cost $25 million to create and install, according to one feasibility study. Read More