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Ellsworth-Federal Stop

What do you do when the train is late and you’re bored?

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Marlboro Country

The Market-Frankford El had made an unscheduled stop along the rails due to one of those mysterious and omnipresent signal problems. Fortunately this delay afforded me the opportunity to shoot the three-dimensional cigarette sign I had always admired as the … Continue reading

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City of Mirrors

Emerging from the 16th Street Exit of the Market-Frankford El into the heart of Center City Philadelphia.

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My Ride to Art School

Back in the 1980s, I went to art school, and I along with all of the other illustration majors were required to take a minor course in photography. We had to shoot the photos as well as process the negatives … Continue reading

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Route 34

The trolley

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Scarf Boy

A while back the site Stuff White People Like did one of their many lists of objects and activities particular to Caucasians, and one of them was women wearing scarves as a year ’round fashion accessory. I chuckled because I … Continue reading

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The Lonliness of the Short Distance Commuter

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