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Category Archives: historic humboldt
HUMBOLDT MACHINE WORKS, 2010
When I took this photograph the business had already closed its doors, and soon it was to receive a makeover. I have not gone back to photograph it as it is now. I think the morning light (or is it … Continue reading
MAD RIVER FERRY HOUSE
I do not recall where I got the information that this place was known as the “Mad River Ferry House”, but I think it was a good source. This is a good example of the work that I was doing … Continue reading
OTHER THEMES AND PROJECTS
I initiated a self-directed project to document the business districts of both Arcata and Eureka. I often photographed in the early morning pre dawn light. I started this in 2010, and have worked on it through to the present time. … Continue reading
NORTH JETTY NUMBER 47
From my recent postings, I sense the development of a theme that is based on my evolution as a so called fine art photographer. That evolution includes a certain amount of technical learning: both of trying to become familiar with … Continue reading
More Eureka Southern/NCRA/ Northwestern Pacific Railroad Equipment Decomposing in Eureka
Part of the North Coast Rail Authority fleet of neglected locomotives. 2014
VINTAGE HUMBOLDT TRAINS:
THE EUREKA SOUTHERN RAILROAD Central California Traction number 70 at Eureka CA c.1992. I think this locomotive was purchased from CCT for use by the Eureka Southern Railroad (former Northwestern Pacific Railroad). Sadly this unit was ultimately trashed and bashed … Continue reading
WHAT’S SHOWING AT THE RAA
Forgotten and lost dreams, Arcata Bottom 2020.
I happened to see just the lighting that I had hoped for: the rising sun illuminating the front side with a foggy background.
Red and Green wall near Burnt Ranch. I spent yesterday with some friends on a photographic outing east of home on highway 299.
TWO WINDOWS AND A DOOR
I am having a challenging time sorting out in my head which version of this image works the best. It is interesting how much a small cropping can affect the mood of an image. Is the bottom rendering the strongest … Continue reading