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Death's Door: 1940

Death's Door: 1940

July 1940. "Entrance to the cemetery at Penasco, New Mexico." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Twilight zone

I keep expecting to see Rod Sterling stroll on camera.

Not that far

I don't know the area, but Google Maps says this photo was taken only 35 miles from Hernandez N.M., where Ansel made his most famous photo ("Moonrise").

Rio Lucio Cemetery

Doors are gone, so it's easier for everyone to, uh, get in.

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This black-and-white, somewhat stark image reminds me of the type of photo you'd see from Ansel Adams.

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