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Linescape: 1939

Linescape: 1939

August 1939. "Great Plains and highway north of Amarillo, Texas." Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Times have changed

Where do the birds sit now?

Very different today

Now it's in color.

Vanishing point

Such a clever lady and photographer, to step off the road from the expected view, and instead follow the perspective line of the telephone poles and wires.

I am a lineman for the county

And I drive the main road
Searchin' in the sun for another overload
I hear you singin' in the wire ...

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