Truck Tattoo


These photos were taken on September 21, 2022 at 10:38 AM.


The location was in the Georgetown section of Washington DC.


The "Take It!" came as I followed this truck on a stop and go street which allowed me to comprehend what I was looking at - and grab my camera to take several photos of what I think is one of the coolest graphics I have ever seen.


I have always held a lot of admiration for those workers who handle electrical matters while being up high on a pole. Lots of trust in their equipment must be constantly in play - along with the training and skill it takes to qualify to do this precision work.


This is more of a tribute to the workers than anything else. We depend on them every moment of the day and night.


All my very best,



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Comments: 6
  • #1

    Jim (Tuesday, 29 November 2022 19:16)

    My brother would love this, he climbs poles for AT&T.

  • #2

    Sally (Tuesday, 29 November 2022 19:17)

    I don't think I've ever seen a bumper sticker that blends so well.

  • #3

    SF1967 (Tuesday, 29 November 2022 19:17)

    We used to climb those at kids and get yelled at by every adult in the neighborhood.

  • #4

    GpaJake (Tuesday, 29 November 2022 19:19)

    I thought it was a crucifix when I saw the first photo lol.

  • #5

    MHampy (Tuesday, 29 November 2022 19:19)

    Seriously, I don't know how those men and women do it. I couldn't climb that pole, much less do electrical work while hanging on to it.

  • #6

    Bruce Gamble (Friday, 02 December 2022 06:11)

    Thank you to everyone for your thoughtful comments. Jim - Please pass along my thanks to your Brother for his important great work. I hope you can pass along a copy of the posting to him for his enjoyment. Sally - Your description wording is spot on. SF1967 - Thank you for sharing the memory from your childhood. You and your friends were certainly gutsy kids and I would imagine - this was not the only danger game you enjoyed - lol. GpaJake - Your initial impression of the image - is ever so valid - great call. MHAMPY - You and I as well as many others share your view. As chance would have it - there was a recent rescue of occupants of a small plane in our area - which got caught in power wires having made an error in landing approach. The newspaper article describing the rescue - was comprehensive - and included - the words of the lead from the Fire Department - as saying - just doing our job - type of modest response. There are brave people that come alive when called upon - Thanks again - to them. Jim - this goes to your Brother as well.