My recent visit to Mansfield, Massachusetts led me to recall visits there back in the mid-1980s.
Thursday evening, I started digging through my negative6s from 1985-1988, of which there are thousands.
I ritually worked with a Rollei Model T, exposing 120 size B&W roll film with a ‘Super Slide’ adapter that gave me 16 645-size negatives per individual roll.
On August 19, 1986, photographer Bob Karambelas and I visited Mansfield on a whirlwind rainy day tour of south eastern Massachusetts.
This was more than a decade before the North East Corridor was electrified, and a dozen years prior to the demise of Conrail.
I’ve included a digital photo from my earlier post ‘Purple Trains’ and a single frame from a roll of Kodak Tri-X exposed on that day. I processed the Tri-X in Kodak D76.
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