Road Trippin’ With J. Boyd Ellis

It was a beautiful 1950s day in Arlington, Washington, a great day for a road trip. The old car was loaded with cameras, tripods and a few sandwiches, destination, somewhere over the mountains where the scenery was different. J. Boyd Ellis climbed in the car and pointed it towards Snoqualmie Pass and the Grand Coulee... Continue Reading →

Following Packhorse Rock

Before computers and internet, back before television had color, families used to all load up the car with camping gear and hit the road for a near or far state park. On longer trips games were invented like 'slug bug' and 'alphabet search' to keep the kids in the back seat occupied. When a landmark... Continue Reading →

L.D.Lindsley’s Jumble Field

Sometime during the late 1940s L.D.Lindsley, now a man past middle age, carried his bulky camera past Umatilla in Dry Falls to a place where basalt columns lay strewn about with granite, all mixed up. He paused before a tall basalt pillar, unpacked his gear and took a picture of the rock spire. Later, at... Continue Reading →

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