Tag Archives: Urban Life

Heading to the yard

Giving someone directions in Spartanburg by telling them to take a turn after crossing the railroad tracks, will guarantee they’re lost. Spartan burg is called the Hub City for good reason; the Norfolk Southern and the CSX have yards here … Continue reading

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When the shift is over

Wen I worked for the papers, I chose to work the night shift, we started at 15:30 and was to end at 24:00 but it rarely did. We came in around 21:30 to process film, write cutlines and do the … Continue reading

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A warped world

One of those things one sees when walking on a city street IF one looks. This occurred on E57th St in NYC. I was coming back from my agent’s office and happened to see this new construction going up. Lunch … Continue reading

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Seeing

Back in the stone age of newspaper work, everything was black and white except for the Sunday Rotogravure section of some large dailies. This isn’t actually a bad thing for in black and white, exposure is critical or one lost … Continue reading

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Days gone by

Gentrification cleans up some areas than need to be changed. Other times some things removed were so iconic and they’ll never be replaced. Such is the Fulton Fish Market in lower Manhattan, NY. Now a place for swells called the … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

Caught in a heavy downpour in NYC, she was soaked immediately. 57th St. NYC 7/30/1970

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