I was going to take the 2:20pm train from Richmond, CA, to Sacramento, CA, but I had just missed it. While waiting for the 3:48pm I found this picture face down on the tracks. Sometimes it not so bad to miss a train. Written on the back: “hey! i’m 1 & i got daddy confused … Continued
I found this in a mix of of old slides from a thrift store that I bought to test out a projector I found on the street earlier that week. Good news, the projector works like a charm.
Found in an empty condom box in the back of a drawer, in a hotel in Nairobi in 2009 when me and 12 friends went traveling. It felt almost wrong taking it, but would have been stranger to leave it where it was!
Found in a used book where I work. It looks like a newly married couple showing off their new house.
Walking out to my car one evening, I noticed something small, rectangular, and white laying on the asphalt, smack in the middle of the neighborhood road. It was slightly monsoon-y out, yet the rectangle did not budge or flutter. I assumed it was a piece of paper or an index card that had gotten damp … Continued
I found this old Polaroid in a coal miner’s house in the Bull’s Head section of Scranton. I’m not old enough to date the photo, but I’d guess 1950′s. There were other pictures with it, but this is the one I kept.
I found this slide about 10 years ago when I moved into my house. It was found behind a built-in shelving unit in one of the bedroom closets that I removed when painting. I tossed it into a box of pictures since I had no slide projector or scanner to view it with. About a … Continued
I found this old photograph along with some others in the flea market. I was pretty sad to see someone throw away a photo with such character. These men lived only 60 years ago, and no one cared to keep this picture of them.
I found this slide a couple months ago on the sidewalk a block away from the park by my house. The slide frame is stamped “JUL 65.”
My sister found this.