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Category Archives: history of humboldt county
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
Opera Alley in Eureka the other day.
OCTOBER EXHIBIT AT F STREET FOTO GALLERY
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
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THE AVILA PHOTOGRAPHED FROM THE DEL NORTE DOCK
NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD TRAIN AT DEL NORTE STREET
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
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KEEPING WITH THE LEGACY TRANSPORTATION THEME
This privately owned P51 Mustang was parked near the abandoned tower at ACV. It was a common visitor for many months. c.1995
THE AVILA AT EUREKA
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
SIMPSON PULP MILL SUNSET
Here is another photograph c.1982 at the Del Norte Street Pier looking toward the Simpson pulp mill.
HUMBOLDT BAY IN THE NINETEEN EIGHTIES
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
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HUMBOLDT BAY SHIPPING
I am compiling more of my legacy images for consideration for an exhibit.