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They build a boat basin for the 1939 World’s Fair. Robert Moses expanded it for the 1964 World’s Fair in the same location.  Apparently you can catch a ferry from Manhattan to here during the US Open and on Mets game days. I came for the view.

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This is one of those spots I discovered by studying the Google Maps. It has some more interesting views I will post photos of later, but the sun came up in this direction so this is what I’m leading with. Flushing Bay is just off the Grand Central Parkway, very close to Citi Field and […]

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I spent some time organizing older Lightroom catalogs recently, and ended up picking out a couple of old photos to post now.  I took this 5 years ago in the summer of 2016 when I first visited Roosevelt Island.  You are looking at an obscure bit of the Queens waterfront on the East River. The […]

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This is the first picture I’ve ever posted of the Mississippi River. I considered for a moment whether this was the first time I have seen the Mississippi (even though I have briefly visited Minneapolis before) but then realized I surely saw it when I visited St. Louis and went to the Gateway Arch park. I was […]

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Here is a second image from the Graflex Graphic 35 camera I introduced here.  The wheel in the foreground is a remnant of a ferry landing that was part of a transport system for new immigrants to America. They would be processed at Ellis Island, then ferry to this location where a train terminal could begin […]

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