"Stretchin a Dollar"  one hundred U.S. cents flattened by commercial freight train   1" x 14.4'   2008   Project Description   Created during the global financial collapse of 2007-, one hundred U.S. cents were run over by a commercial freight train.   Each coin that leaves the U.S. mint is given a birth date or production date on it's face and, by flattening them each coin has reached it's demise, collectively taking one dollar out of circulation reducing the supply of money while increasing the collective wealth of everyone who holds money.   The dollar is installed in a horizontal line on a wall extending over 14 feet.

"Stretchin a Dollar"
one hundred U.S. cents flattened by commercial freight train
1" x 14.4'
2008

Project Description

Created during the global financial collapse of 2007-, one hundred U.S. cents were run over by a commercial freight train.
Each coin that leaves the U.S. mint is given a birth date or production date on it's face and, by flattening them each coin has reached it's demise, collectively taking one dollar out of circulation reducing the supply of money while increasing the collective wealth of everyone who holds money.
The dollar is installed in a horizontal line on a wall extending over 14 feet.

 "Stretchin a Dollar" (install detail)  one hundred U.S. cents flattened by commercial freight train   1" x 14.4'   2008

"Stretchin a Dollar" (install detail)
one hundred U.S. cents flattened by commercial freight train
1" x 14.4'
2008