August 17, 2014
Yes, this is just a great photo, but are those dunes reflected in the window panes behind the subjects? I believe the Inside Sports Gym is located there now…?
The three on the left have such similar hair I’d guess this is a family (and I think the guy on the right has a proud-dad look).
Source: Humboldt State University Special Collection
On the back of the photo it says, “Return to E. McCormick Rio Dell” –I’m guessing this refers to Evelyn McCormick, a well known local historian.
August 7, 2014
Please do click to enlarge so you can see the detail. And if you’re interested in the bluffs, you can check out this post as well:
August 4, 2014
Begs a question we likely don’t want answered, doesn’t it?
Saw this while wandering gold rush country in the Sierra Foothills.
August 2, 2014
Source: Humboldt County Collection; original Peter Palmquist Collection
I won’t get into the environmental consequences of logging in this area-just hoping folks will appreciate the photo for the stories it shares
July 25, 2014
Please click to enlarge and enjoy the lovely detail.
Tin Can Mailman building on the right, Minor Theater on the left, 1913
HSU Special Collection: 1999.07.0008
October 22, 2013
I seem to have an inexplicable fondness for old highway signs . This is Hydesville [HSU: Palmquist/Yale Collection]