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Unattended, July 6th

The latest from the Unattended series. Shot and processed yesterday, scanned today. Golly gosh does scanning film take FOREVER. I was tempted to take a nap after, but chose instead to go read a newspaper. I must admit to being quite taken by the enormous RSPB pump. Later on the walk I came across an…

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Jobo CPE-2 and Rolleiflex

There were a lot of parcels coming and going at my house last week. Among them, a Jobo CPE-2 and my Rolleiflex returning from a service at Newton Ellis in Liverpool. Following their arrival I had the opportunity to make use of them. I took my Rolleiflex out on Wednesday to start a documentary of…

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West End Service Station

Proprietor: Maurice Hillyer. Location: West End, Street. Years of Operation: 1954-74. Sold: Esso Petrol. Interviewee(s): Mrs. Pauline Hillyer, Maurice’s widow. The Hillyer’s West End Service Station opened in 1954, serving Esso petrol from the outset. The petrol was originally served by an attendant or engineer, before moving to self-service. The garage offered many services besides:…

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