Category Archives: Old Things

Wahoo, you have to love red

Early morning entrance to the Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida, made it possible for me to try out a new form of transportation on Main Street, USA when there weren’t so many customers. Well, they didn’t let me drive it for real, just sit in the driver’s seat and pretend.
Me driving a red truck
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony E PZ 16-50 mm f3.5-5.6 OSS lens, focal length 37 mm, ISO 200, 1/500 sec at f/5.6. Processed using Lightroom CC2015 and Photoshop CC2015.5.
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Log Gazebo (New Germany Lake)

Standing on a cliff in New Germany Lake State Park, Maryland is a log gazebo built by the CCC.
Cliff with a log gazebo at the top
Cliff with a log gazebo at the top not matted
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 43.4 mm, ISO 125, 1/80 sec at f/5.0, hand held. Processed using Lightroom CC2015, Photoshop CC2015, and Photomatix Pro 5.0.

1930 Cadillac V-16 Sedan

A sign by this car in the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum,Canyon, Texas stated that it was “One of the most expensive automobiles available at the time in the Texas Panhandle, this 1930 Cadillac V-16 sedan represented the ultimate in conspicuous consumption.”
Black 1930 Cadillac V-16 Sedan
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony E 10-18 mm f/4.0 lens, focal length 10 mm, ISO 3200, 1/100 sec at f/4.0

Apalachicola Waterfront (Abandoned Building)

This is a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image created from a single image. This abandoned building in Apalachicola is the last building on the waterfront as you travel to the mouth of the Apalachicola River entering Apalachicola Bay.
Rusting building on river
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 71.2 mm, ISO 500, 1/400 sec at f/5.6, hand held.

Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church, Unalaska

Captured this image of the Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church in Unalaska from Summer Bay Road. It is hard to imagine that this church built in 1896 was used as a warehouse during WWII.
Russian Orthodox Church along the waterfront
Image Captured with a Nikon D7200 Camera, Nikon 80.0-400.0 mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, focal Length 270 mm, ISO 800, 1/1250 sec at f/8.0, hand held.

WWII Ammunition Bunker (Dutch Harbor, AK)

In your travels on Unalaska you will see Ammunition Bunkers such as this one built into the hill sides, remains of WWII and the military buildup.
Ammunition Bunker from WWII
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 18 mm, ISO 1250, 1/60 sec at f/16, hand held.

Under Ground Hospital, Unalaska (WWII)

During WWII there were three underground medical facilities built on the the island.  Pyramid Valley, Strawberry Hill and the one in this image at Dutch Harbor. There was a wooden building in front of the concrete structure in this image, it was razed by the Unalaska fire department and last lumber burned in mid 1980s.
Concrete structure from WWII in hill side.
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 18 mm, ISO 4000, 1/60 sec at f/22, hand held.