The arches are the supporting structure for freight trains. This is shot in Queens, New York. Queens is one of the five boroughs that make up New York City. The Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Manhattan are the other four.
Yes there is a hint of that use of perspective...which was introduced long before the surrealist. I feel you are right about it being off-beat too. This is the by-product of "post-production" manipulating. Always a pleasure to read your comments Cameron. Merry Christmas my dear friend
thank you for the pep talk too. i plan to get out soon. i have an idea for a great shot, but i have to get out before sunrise and hike a couple of miles to get it. i will make the effort soon and i hope to get the results i envision. thanks again,