Early 1900 Blacksmith tools.

Discussion in 'Miscellany' started by Bill K, May 28, 2007.

  1. Bill K

    Bill K

    Jan 29, 2006
    Reno, Nevada
    Hmmmm, I sure had a hard time to figure where to post these images, I guess this is the place, I was driving Hiway 49 in California and came across this small town (Coloma, Ca) and went on a walk a bout, In my travels I came across this small Blacksmiths shop, I believe the guy said it was built in 1905, It was early and they were just getting everything fired up, The town is an old gold town, Well anyway I took a few images, Keep in mind there was no power in the building and it was very dark inside, These images were taken hand held with my D200 and Nikon 17-55 2.8 and most were iso 800.
    Enjoy.
    Bill

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  2. I love these types of images. History fascinates me. Great suff Bill
     
  3. Bill K

    Bill K

    Jan 29, 2006
    Reno, Nevada
    Thanks Dave, It was a fun shoot, Here is a picture of the old jail, Or should I say what is left.

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  4. Very cool Bill!
     
  5. Great shots, very interesting, very neat blacksmith shop, thanks!! A chain drive vise, who would have ever thought there was such a thing!!!
     
  6. Bill K

    Bill K

    Jan 29, 2006
    Reno, Nevada
    Thanks, I had to ask about the chain on the vice, What the chain does is keep the vice lined up, there is a threaded bar in the top and the bottom and the chain keeps them the same...lol
     
  7. Gale

    Gale

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    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Super images.
    Good color and nice and sharp
    Thanks
     
  8. Thanks Bill, those are great!
     
  9. Bill K

    Bill K

    Jan 29, 2006
    Reno, Nevada
    Thanks Gale and Dude.
     
  10. Dixie

    Dixie

    20
    Feb 26, 2007
    Land of cotton
    I love the clarity of each of them. It almost makes you feel like if you reach out you can touch each of the tools!
     
  11. Bill K

    Bill K

    Jan 29, 2006
    Reno, Nevada
    Thanks Dixie
     
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