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Category Archives: history of humboldt county
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
Opera Alley in Eureka the other day.
Here is an example of the images that I will exhibit next month. I took most of them in the nineteen-eighties. Some were color slides, and others were large format black and white. These locomotives were parked at Simpson’s Korbel … Continue reading
There were a couple of tracks at Del Norte Street (the dock is behind me and to the right). I assume that this was an inbound freight. The railroad was still active in the nineteen-eighties as the timber industry was … Continue reading
This privately owned P51 Mustang was parked near the abandoned tower at ACV. It was a common visitor for many months. c.1995
Here is another view from the Del Norte Street dock. It looks to me that the ship’s name is Avila, and I assume that it is a tanker. I believe that the two tugs are the Thor, and the Atlas. Part of the … Continue reading
Here is another photograph c.1982 at the Del Norte Street Pier looking toward the Simpson pulp mill.
This image is a scanned 35mm color slide from about nineteen-eighty. I used to ride my bicycle to the Del Norte dock to watch and photograph the harbor activity. I took this photograph from the bluff above Broadway. The … Continue reading
I am compiling more of my legacy images for consideration for an exhibit.