Steve Cryan is a noted marine artist who has been producing
oils and watercolors of tugboats and ships for more than five
decades. His works are on display at a number of galleries and
museums, and he has participated in TES events and displays. In
addition to his painting activity, he also is active in the operation
of the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut. In what
little time he has left available after painting and working at
the museum, he also builds custom model railroad layouts and dioramas
for museums and special displays.
This Steve Cryan watercolor shows four Moran Towing Company diesel
tugs of the 1950s docking the Cunard Liner QUEEN MARY in New York.
This watercolor depicts the New York Central Railroad's tugs
at the piers in Weehawken, New Jersey, and would be appropriate
to the 1940s and the 1950s.
This watercolor depicts New York Central Railroad steam tug #31
underway in twilight.
The New Haven Railroad operated a large fleet of steam tugs in
the New York harbor area. This watercolor depicts New Haven's
TRANSFER NO. 3 underway.
For information on current availability of
paintings and prints by Steve Cryan, contact the Cryan Studio