Category: Ektachrome

  • Cable Car Centennial, 1973

    Cable Car Centennial, 1973

    Continuing to dive in slides from the 1970-1974 era. This single slide represents a visit Joel made to the celebration of 100 years of Cable Car in San Francisco. The cable car was introduced in San Francisco on August 2nd, 1873. First test then was near the top of Nob Hill at Clay and Jones…

  • Fort Ross, Ektachrome, 1970

    Fort Ross, Ektachrome, 1970

    It’s good to see images of Fort Ross that are over 50 years old. Time has not been kind to these Ektachrome slides and all are affected by fading and significant color shift. (They are in rough shape.) Still, it’s clear that this is a friendly photographer’s outing to go check out some of our…

  • Train, Portraits, 1972

    Train, Portraits, 1972

    This box only had 5 Ektachrome slides left. According to the date, these are taken between June-August 1972. Two train images somewhere in the Glenbrook, CA area. “Glenbrook”¬†is a former settlement in Nevada County,¬†California, located near Grass Valley. It was listed on an official map as of 1949. Joel captured this detail fo the lantern…

  • The Flying Scotsman, April 1972

    The Flying Scotsman, April 1972

    We’re a bit behind looking at the color images Joel made in various formats. Color photography was for the longest time considered a pass-time for tourists and amateur photographers. The printing technology was not there and fading or shifting of colors was the standard. This didn’t keep Joel from experimenting with color and the different…