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Sleepy Boys

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Snow-blind

Bundle up folks – it’s chilly in Philly!     SaveSave SaveSave

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Truck Mascot

While this may not count as a true Truck Mascot being that the vehicle is not a truck but a school bus, I feel it’s close enough. It is mostly a big International truck adapted to haul kids off to … Continue reading

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The Blizzard of 2016

It was everything the weather forecasters predicted, and more! A big dump of snow on the City of Philadelphia, has pretty much shut down public transit except for subway travel. More photos after the cut. 

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Stuck on a Stalled Elevated Train

The train sat on the tracks outside of 69th Street for reasons unknown so the combination of boredom and the availability of a camera are why I present you this vista today.

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Mom, Frosty & the Kids

A while back I had posted a number of photos of the Capewell children happily cavorting with a snowman. This plate looks to be taken a few winters after the other shots and the kids along with their mother seem … Continue reading

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Strings Attached

Here’s a shot from John Capewell’s younger days when he wanted to play around with photography, composition and odd juxtapositions. He’s included himself in the center of this oddly posed crowd as he activates his camera’s shutter with a length … Continue reading

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Death Wish

Because it’s better to look good than have an unbroken coccyx.

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When Captain America Throws His Mighty Shield

…or should I call this one The Winter Soldier? Last week the State of Pennsylvania took a wintry shellacking from a very busy Mother Nature in the form of an ice storm which downed trees taking power lines with them. … Continue reading

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Sleigh Ride

Here’s a snowy self portrait of John B. Capewell along with an unidentified companion seated in a sleigh. Capewell is seated on the right. It looks like the photographer set up his camera, hopped back in the sleigh and is … Continue reading

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