Memorial Day

Statue that commemorates the battle at the North Bridge, inscribed with verse from Ralph Emerson's Concord Hymn.

Minuteman by Daniel Chester French- statue that commemorates the battle at the North Bridge, inscribed with a verse from Ralph Emerson’s Concord Hymn.

I brought a second roll of film on the recent visit to Concord, a roll of Tri-X. Unfortunately, this roll was a major struggle in the darkroom to load into the tank, with multiple jam ups with the Patterson reel. But I am very happy with two of the surviving shots, timely for this upcoming great American holiday. Once again, the 500c/m, and 150mm Zeiss Sonnar-

Old North Bridge replica that was built in 1956, based on drawings of the bridge built in the 1760s. It was then restored in 2005.

Old North Bridge replica that was built in 1956, based on drawings of the original bridge from the 1760’s. It was then restored in 2005.

 

“By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled,
Here once the embattled farmers stood
And fired the shot heard round the world.” Concord Hymn, Emerson

 

Enjoy this Memorial Day.

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