Friday, August 01, 2008
Color Shifting in 1958
Every now and then I get a batch of magenta slides; this set from 1958 looked pretty far gone, but for the most part, I was able to get some color back. Still, you will note that some of them are a little “off.” First shot is an angle you don’t normally see at the Main Street Train Station, showing the original Retlaw 1 cars. And that tiny little white speck on the pavement is a cigarette! Quick! Somebody get Trinidad! Back in Town Square, the band is playing for a handful of guests.
Fortunately for us, the photographer moved in for a closeup. I have also included a detail shot of the drum-head and the sign in the background heralding the never-to-be International Street:
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