Tag Archives: Alternative Process

Ask About

Some places in Braddock bring more questions than I am able to imagine answers.  Apparently this was a car dealership, as the text “Ask about our 36,000 mi. new car guarantee” suggests.  Where would these new cars have been stored?  … Continue reading

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Bell’s Market

Bell’s Market is one of two grocery stores I have seen in Braddock. I live within a mile of a large grocery store, so in a worst case scenario it would be of little consequence to walk to it to … Continue reading

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Unlike Pair

It is not unusual to see a pair of houses that were made the same placed next to one another.  In Braddock it is also not unusual to see one of the houses occupied and the other shuttered.  I cane … Continue reading

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On The Way Home

With the start of the new year I need to get working on my show in June. I have selected a number of prints to be in the show, and need to make others to evaluate. I normally make small … Continue reading

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More 1113 W 36th Stairs

This is an alternative version of a straight print that I offered at 1113 W 36th Stairs. Workshop participants will be making this print on the long discontinued Agfa MCC118 paper. The key here is that this paper is fogged … Continue reading

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Please Do Not Sit In Window – Bromoil Version

As part of Photoworks Fotoweek 2011, I will be offering a Bromoil Workshop on 13 November. One of the things that the students will be doing, of course, will be to ink their own prints. So that this can be … Continue reading

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By Itself

Braddock has numerous buildings that are scheduled for demolition, and of course no longer has numerous buildings that have been taken down. In this particular instance it appears that all has been removed around this building. Despite the look, I … Continue reading

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Where The Building Was

When I came upon this scene in Braddock I immediately thought of Magritte’s painting La trahison des images (The Treachery of Images), where he drew a picture of a pipe and included the text “Ceci n’est pas une pipe” (“This … Continue reading

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Edgar Thomson Plant

Two blast furnaces are in operation at Edgar Thomson Plant, part of Mon Valley Works. Employing around 900 workers, it has an annual raw steel production capability of 2.9 million net tons. During its heyday it fueled the city with … Continue reading

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Fourth Street Market

There are not many places to purchase food in Braddock. One of two I came across was the Fourth Street Market, where I stopped in to purchase a bottle of water (very hot and humid day). I spoke with the … Continue reading

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