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Star View Drive In  :::::  1998  :::::  Fallon, Nevada

Star View Drive In

One more image for old film work week.  This one’s from the summer of 1998.  This drive in, the “Star View” was on U.S. 50, on the western approach to Fallon Nevada.  It was shot right after sunset: about 10PM.  Still over 90°, plus the teeming clouds of mosquitoes seemed to come from nowhere as […]

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Daggett Mattresses  :::::  2000  :::::  Daggett, California

Daggett Mattresses

Old film image week continues with this shot from May 2000.  Daggett is an old Route 66 town in Southern California, east of Barstow.  This crumbling cement motel is lost in the no-man’s-land between the old highway and Interstate 40.  Blowing creosote bushes blur in the window as semi’s endlessly stream past. Pink and yellow-gelled strobe […]

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Grounded  :::::  TWA Lockheed L1011's at Kingman, Arizona


Another blast from the past, this image was shot at Kingman, Arizona in December 1999.  This fleet of early-’70s vintage TWA Lockheed L1011’s had their engines removed prior to dismantling.  Most of these airframes were melted down shortly after shooting this image. 8-minute exposure, on Kodak 160T film, under a full moon, with red-gelled strobe […]

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Lonoak Imperial  :::::  1959 Chrysler Imperial

Lonoak Imperial

Lets start the new year by looking backwards.  This image is from 1992.  That summer I visited a dry river in a remote spot in Central California, where the locals tied heavyweight ’50s and ’60s cars to the banks where the river curved, to prevent erosion in the flood season.  There was about 50 rusted […]

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