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    Re: Found Photographs

    Sounds about right. That stuff was a bit hard to handle in regular hangers, but all the lith film I remember using was pretty stiff (made it easy to handle when stripping in). I have some pack film negatives filed away; if I find them I'll check for the sizing and notches. Mine would have bee Tri-X from about 1968 or so.

    If your negatives have the remains of perforation one short edge, then they are more likely Polaroid 55 negatives. Those were really hard to handle in hangers, had no notches, and may well have been smaller than standard 4x5. (That I could confirm also, but not for "vintage" PN 55 if there is such a thing.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harold_4074 View Post
    Sounds about right. That stuff was a bit hard to handle in regular hangers, but all the lith film I remember using was pretty stiff (made it easy to handle when stripping in). I have some pack film negatives filed away; if I find them I'll check for the sizing and notches. Mine would have bee Tri-X from about 1968 or so.

    If your negatives have the remains of perforation one short edge, then they are more likely Polaroid 55 negatives. Those were really hard to handle in hangers, had no notches, and may well have been smaller than standard 4x5. (That I could confirm also, but not for "vintage" PN 55 if there is such a thing.)
    I have one NOS 3x4 Pack Film that I do not want to use. I also have no idea how to use it. There were also some medium format sheet films that were the same thickness. The owner has no interest in any of the photos. I have one with a single engine airplane and a couple other landmarks people may be able to identify. I may as well post them in 15 minutes.
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    3 more form CC 1952. Most likely Ohio. Can anyone identify the airplane and locations?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Moe View Post
    3 more form CC 1952. Most likely Ohio. Can anyone identify the airplane and locations?
    The airplane looks like a Taylorcraft BC-12D. The aircraft visible in the background to the right is an Aeronca Champ.

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    At first I was going to say that this is not a photo of me, but of a model, but then I decided to be serious. This is the Large Format Forum after all... This photo predates me, I was born at the end of 1950. It was taken for the Sunday magazine supplement in the Chicago Daily News.

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    Is this your image?

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    Randy,

    Your "church" is probably an observatory; at the top and right side you can see the vertical shutter elevation traverse of the telescope, and the dome would revolve on tracks for azimuth. The architecture (and scale) would seem to put it on the campus of a small, private college. If there is an amateur astronomy club around someone might be able to identify it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harold_4074 View Post
    Randy,

    Your "church" is probably an observatory; at the top and right side you can see the vertical shutter elevation traverse of the telescope, and the dome would revolve on tracks for azimuth. The architecture (and scale) would seem to put it on the campus of a small, private college. If there is an amateur astronomy club around someone might be able to identify it.
    Of course, I ignored the roof structure. I was going by the 'cross' on the doors.
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    I was going by the 'cross' on the doors.

    Maybe that narrows it down a bit---a small, church-affiliated college?

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    Re: Found Photographs

    A bit of Googling suggests that is the newer (started 1923) of the two observatories at Perkins Observatory of Ohio Wesleyan University.

    Robert Brazile
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    Quote Originally Posted by Robert Brazile View Post
    A bit of Googling suggests that is the newer (started 1923) of the two observatories at Perkins Observatory of Ohio Wesleyan University.

    Robert Brazile
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    Did you use image search?

    I never got the hang of that.

    Thanks!
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