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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • FIGHT DISEASE WITH CLEANLINESS: 1936

Dacotah II: 1940

Dacotah II: 1940

October 1940. "Grand Forks, North Dakota." A scene last glimpsed here in 35mm. Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

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Camera swap sequence

In case anyone ever needed to know, Mr. Vachon took the 35mm version before the medium format version.

[Was he in his pajamas? - Dave]

Wired correctly

The globe lights are very nice. Notice that the power lines are buried? Good forward thinking.

Beautiful at night

With the neon signs and those spectacular five globe streetlights. What nostalgia.

Retro Rides

Soooooo many PT Cruisers.

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