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2012 Ten Favorite Images

As 2012 rolls to a close, it’s time once again to look back at the year’s photography. I’ve been doing this for five years, so this is the sixth time for the review. The exercise is rather interesting for me, … Continue reading

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2011: Ten Best Images

It’s almost the end of the year again, and with most of my photography is done, it is once again time to look back and pick out the ten best images of the year. “Best” is, of course, a rather … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap!

Last friday, my first photography exhibit wrapped up at the City Club of Portland. The exhibit, a preview of a planned larger display next year, was built around my Portland Switching District Project. Now that it’s completed its run, I … Continue reading

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Joel Jensen, Depots, and a Collaboration

Baker, Oregon. PHOTO: Joel Jensen After months of work, a project I am quite proud of is about to become available. Nearly a year ago, I was approached by fellow photographer Joel Jensen. Joel has been photographing scenes of the … Continue reading

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Time, Loss, Plowden

went on Iowa Public Radio to talk about steam locomotives, photography, and this latest book. The interview is 49 minutes long, but well worth making time to listen to. It made for a good start to this Monday with my … Continue reading

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Update: Railfan online photos & story now archived

Old United Railways mainline in Guild’s Lake. Portland, OR, April, 2010. Kodak TMY. Earlier in the year I noted some photos and text published on the Railfan & Railroad web-extra section, “Extra Board.” At the time, these small stories were … Continue reading

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Photos on Railfan’s web site

Old United Railways mainline in Guild’s Lake. Portland, OR, April, 2010. Kodak TMY. Back from the Center for Railroad Photography and Art‘s 2010 “Conversations About Photography” conference in Chicagoland, I’ve got a few brief things to catch up on. First, … Continue reading

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The Role of Loss

Checking For Obstructions. Portland, OR, March 2010. Kodak TMY. This week, a friend picked up a copy of David Plowden’s retrospective, Vanishing Point, a book I once wrote a Russian-novel length review of here. I’ve come to be a great … Continue reading

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Industrial parks as economic engines

Industrial parks have always held a fascination for me. I’ve previously written about the role of industrial parks as a prototype for form-based-code principles. I think the notion deserves more examination, especially as it relates to how industrial parks and … Continue reading

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Positive lessons from industrial parks?

Industrial parks have fascinated me for a long time. They are largely an artifact of the 20th century, but with their arrangement of small-to-medium industrial buildings and extensive rail infrastructure, in many ways they were the last expression of 19th … Continue reading

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