Mar
23
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Ruins inside Lee Plaza on West Grand Boulevard, Detroit.  The top floors have been stripped of most metal wiring and supports.

Lee Plaza, Detroit

A final set of photos of Detroit’s ruins. This time it’s Lee Plaza on West Grand Boulevard.

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Mar
22
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Detroit graffiti

Detroit Street Art

Some very detailed street art taken on a sunny day in Detroit.

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Mar
22
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Originally home to the Packard Motor Car Company which made luxury automobiles in the first half of the 20th Century the factory complex closed in 1958

The Packard Automotive Plant

Some photos from the abandoned Packard Automotive plant on the East side of Detroit.

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Mar
22
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Pawn broker in Corktown, Detroit MI.

Corktown and surrounds, Detroit MI

A final set of photos from the city of Detroit. Taken around Corktown and in the city centre.

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Mar
21
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Steel and concrete walkways leading to Joe Lewis Arena in Detroit.

Detroit Architecture

Detroit is known now as the biggest city on the ‘rust belt’ – cities where manufacturing recessions have devastated the local economy.

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Mar
19
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Underneath the 'L' in the western suburbs of Detroit.

Chicago

Some images from the start of a chilly spring in Chicago.

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Mar
18
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Jellyfish on display at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.

Shedd Aquarium, Chicago

Thankfully not an aquarium in a shed but just an aquarium named after a guy called Shedd.

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Mar
16
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A police boat patrols the Chicago river during St Patrick's day celebrations 2013.

Chicago’s St Patrick’s Day 2013

Apparently way back in the 1830s about 20 per cent of Chicago’s population were Irish.

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Mar
16
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Arcade machines at a bar on Chicago's west side.

Chicago by Night

Some images of the city of Chicago after sundown.

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Mar
14
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787 body join process

Boeing Everett Plant

Some photos of the Boeing production plant in Everett WA.

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Mar
13
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Mick playing pool at Rite Liquors Cocktail Lounge

Rite Liquors Cocktail Lounge

So Chicago has these dive bars that double as liquor stores during the day and they’re a sort of throwback to an age where drinking was something you did to get drunk. . .

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Mar
11
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Another shot of the neon at Pike Place Market after dark.

Seattle II

Some shots in the dark taken in Seattle back in March.

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Mar
09
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Fish throwing at Pike Place Market

Seattle

Some images from a few rainy days in Seattle.

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Mar
05
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Shorpy archive

Kodachrome Mythmaking

More photos from the 1940s courtesy of the archives on Shorpy.com.

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Mar
04
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The wide boulevard of West 3rd Avenue.  In Spokane there are 4 Arby's, 5 Wendy's, 5 KFCs, 6 Burger Kings, 7 Dominos, 9 Jack In the Boxes, 9 Taco Bells, 10 Pizza Huts, 14 McDonalds and 20 Subway restaurants.

Signs of the American Midwest

Some classic, rather neglected, neon signage around Spokane, WA.

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Mar
03
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Grocery store in downtown Spokane, Washington.

Spokane, WA

Some relatively recent photos from Spokane in Washington state.

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Feb
26
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Teck Cominco Zinc Smelter

Some photos from our guided tour of the Teck Smelter in Trail, BC.

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Feb
20
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Red Mountain

Red Mountain, BC

Some photos I took from the top of Granite Mountain outside of Rossland in British Colombia.

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Feb
16
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Large Hadron Collider

Large Hadron Collider

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) In Geneva is going offline on Saturday for two years of maintenance and upgrades.

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Feb
05
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Shanghai Morning

After a frigid night in Shanghai we watched the city wake up.

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