The newest stretch of the Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom crosses Robber’s Ravine and heads east towards Folsom Dam; it runs parallel to East Natoma Street as it crosses beneath the first of two small roads entering the grounds of Folsom Prison. The exterior of the underpass clearly pays tribute to the many blocks of granite used to construct the […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week. This is a topic you can really have enjoy with. Let’s see how creative you can get. I’m looking forward to what you all decide to post. I just want you to have some fun with your photography. I had a look back through my archives for this […]
California’s history with oranges goes back to the planting of a citrus orchard at Mission San Gabriel in 1804. This episode of California’s Gold, first aired in 1998, explores not only the history but also the future of the citrus industry in the state. In this episode of “California’s Gold,” host Huell Howser explores the history and lore of orange […]
The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Alone. You can photograph anything that appears to alone or possibly lonely for this challenge. Let’s see how creative you can we can be on this challenge.
Two weeks ago I began sharing some professionally shot vintage slides that form part of my mom’s collection. That initial set were all labeled as Wesco slides; but the remainder of images included in this box are labeled only with numbers — so I can only guess at their locations. I believe that the next two images may have something to do with a county fair in Southern California; they seem to be exhibits of Sunkist brand Oranges. The second photo includes the names Crafton Mutual Orchards in Mentone (Riverside County) and Allen Break & Son in Bryn Mawr (San Bernardino County). I’m guessing that the black horse depicted above may be Silkwood, a record-setting trotter which helped swell attendance at the early 1890s Orange County fairs. The good news is that I’ve finally ordered a new slide scanner, and I hope to be back next week with a new and improved appearance to my slides!