Category Archives: history of humboldt county

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

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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

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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

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SIMPSON PULP MILL SUNSET

Here is another photograph c.1982 at the Del Norte Street Pier looking toward the Simpson pulp mill.

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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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