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Leigh Hanlon
Chicago, Illinois
Interests: ray bradbury, podcasting, michael crichton, 2001: a space odyssey, clint eastwood, meg ryan, americana, the quiet man, johnny depp, diners, king kong, holga, jerry goldsmith, john wayne, bruce willis, ufos, john williams, fortean phenomena, nikola tesla, the incredibles, hank williams sr., dwight yoakam, the bishop's wife, movie soundtracks, touch of evil, audio podcasting, video podcasting, stereoscopic photography, stereo photography, kodak instamatic 126, kodak pocket instamatic 110, stereo realist, yashica samurai half-frame, mamiya c220, mamiya tlr, c220, widescreen movies, early photographic technology, macintosh operating system, paranormal claims, society for commercial archeology, drive-in theaters, small-town america, lighter-than-air aircraft, zepellins, dirigibles, hindenburg, uss akron, uss macon, uss los angeles, uss shenandoah, goodyear blimp, arthur hailey, john d. macdonald, arthur conan doyle, bill pronzini, 8 seconds, the searchers, this island earth, it came from outer space, it's a mad mad mad mad world, the ghost and mrs. muir, all that heaven allows, 30 seconds over tokyo, rachel rachel, robinson crusoe on mars, who framed roger rabbit, flying down to rio, whoppi goldberg, kathleen turner, john ford, romantic period classical music, twang-country, early rock & roll, sergei rachmaninoff, bernard herrmann, erich wolfgang korngold
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What are you supposed to do? Hold a mirror up while bending over? Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Will the iPhone app be supported and updated? I still have a open ticket that's nearly two years old now in which I complained that it mangles the photos it posts.
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What's neat about Canon's flagship Advanced Photo System SLR is that it accepts all EF lenses. Here it us with a 24mm wide angle -- which is about 38mm in standard 35mm camera view. I have a bunch if APS... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
I used this circular slide rule to figure percentage enlargements or reductions for photos that would appear in print. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Dad bought me this circular slide rule for high school PSSC physics. I learned to use the slide rule, but flunked physics. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
On Chicago's Blue Line. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
I'm back. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
A five- to ten-minute delay while the Southwest Chief yields the right if way to not one but two Metra trains. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
The closer we get to Chicago, the more this feels like a day trip. Here's the BNSF facility in Mendota. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Train enthusiasts photograph the Southwest Chief as we near Chicago. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
And on into the Chicago exurbs. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Taking on fuel. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
This cloud near sunset outside Trinidad reminded me of one of the lucky bunnies that graze on my apartment building's lawn every evening. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
This southeastern Colorado community has a beautiful old downtown, as well as vintage AT&SF buildings like the one on the left. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
When I bought my first adult Stetson many years ago in Casper, Wyoming, from Lou Taubert Ranch Outfitters, the older salesguy who fitted and steamed my hat lectured me about sticking a feather in it. "You don't want to look... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Not too long ago, people would be lined up to use these during the extended Albuquerque stop. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
In Albuquerque. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Trains go to various places in the state. I like the paint scheme. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Here for about an hour. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Bad light, quick stop. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Paralleling Interstate 40 at this point. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Just after the Southwest Chief crossed over the Diablo Canyon bridge, this early morning rainbow appeared. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Now I know where it is. Get out of your car ... cut off your slauson. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
The Southwest Chief makes tracks through an industrial area. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM
Here's another view of a frequent car-chase backdrop. Posted via email from lthanlon Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2010 at THRILLARAMA.COM