Black and White (Retro) Photographs
Click on the links in the captions for an enlarged version of each photo.
Until about 1970, most of my work was in black and white. I did all my own darkroom work. Recently I was able to recover many of these negatives. A few of these photographs are presented below.
A man and his beer in an East Portland tavern 1964
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A bear cools off in a pool at the Portland Zoo circa 1966
A cheerleader is sillouetted against the Homecoming bonfire, circa 1967
A good-natured laborer takes a break on a contruction project in Oregon,
My younger brother getting one of his first haircuts circa 1964. I usually don't use this website for family photos but the Norman Rockwell quality of this photograph attracted me.
A wood scrap burner at a deserted sawmill in Eugene, Oregon. This photo was taken from inside the burner looking up. The long rectangular object near the top of the photo supported the conveyor belt that transported scrap to the burner. The use of these burners are now outlawed by air quality regulations.
Presidential candidate Richard Nixon hugs a supporter during the 1968 campaign.
A church is sillouetted against late afternoon clouds in Salem, Oregon 1965.
A smalltown sawmill burns in a small Oregon town circa 1964
A morning sun glints off a stream rushing to meet the sea on a beach at Bandon, Oregon, circa 1967.
Docked fishing boats on a hazy day near Coos Bay, Oregon
People enjoy a frozen park pond during rare cold weather at Portland, Oregon