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52nd to 56th Street on the Market-Frankford El

52nd Street to 56th Street on the Market-Frankford El from Joe Williams on Vimeo.

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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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The Lone Boxcar

Here’s a series of my photo elective shots I took while wandering the “wilds” of Westville, New Jersey trying to find a subject or composition that would please my photography teacher and get me a passing grade. It seems that … Continue reading

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Water, Tile and Fluorescent Lighting

A very wet train platform at 69th Street Terminal.

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Train Wreck

This looks to be the aftermath of a derailment that took place somewhere near where John B. Capewell used to reside. Something as unique and exciting as a train wreck was not going to escape our photographer’s lens! Sadly, there … Continue reading

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It Came From the Sketchbook – The Brush

This was a guy I saw a few too many times during my commute when I would take SEPTA’s regional rail line. I think a college or two was along the line, and this fellow either worked at a college … Continue reading

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Tiled Corridor

The corridor leading to the interchange between the Market-Frankford El and the Broad Street Line beneath City Hall. Whenever I’m down there, even during rush hour, it seems eerily deserted.

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The Gallery After Dark

We got into Market East Station late last night and the mall connected to the train station was closed. Security gates in mall always remind me of Dawn of the Dead.

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PATCO High Speed Line

Beneath Locust Street in Philadelphia.

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Heavy Industry

We’re back with another glass negative by the water shot about 100 or so years ago by John B. Capewell of Westville, New Jersey. I’m not sure where this was shot. Capewell travelled with his camera in tow, and I … Continue reading

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