Malden Mills

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[singlepic id=467 w=540] This group of buildings (as well as the one in yesterdays image) was part of the original Malden Mills Industries complex in Lawrence Massachusetts. Malden Mills Industries was the company that developer Polartec polar fleece in 1979. A good portion of the complex was destroyed by a huge fire in December of …

Asymmetrical

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[singlepic id=443 w=540 h= float=] Yesterday I deliberately set out on my long run through Lawrence with the goal of slowing down and looking for new spots to shoot. As I ran past the Polartec complex on Broadway, I glanced through the iron gates and spotted a cluster of mill buildings that I had never …

BAA Boston Marathon

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[singlepic id=442 w=540] The featured image is a shot of the start of the 2009 Boston Marathon. I was crouching down behind the barricade shooting wildly, with the hope of capturing that one moment. For those of you who have run Boston (or any other marathon), you know the moment. Its the moment when all …

It’s all about the Beans

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[singlepic id=401 w=540 h= float=] Having grown up in Lowell, I had always known about “Lowell’s Famous Baked Beans,” baked daily at Cote’s Market, 175 Salem Street, Lowell, MA. Their baked beans are so popular that seemingly countless area stores resold them each week. However, I had never set foot in Cote’s Market until today. …

Stone Mill Smokestack

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[singlepic id=362 w=320 h=240 float=left]This shot was taken from the sixth floor of the Everett Mill on Union Street in Lawrence, MA. It is an HDR image generated from 5 exposures.

Lawrence Manufacturing Co.

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[singlepic id=361 w=320 h=240 float=left]The wall says “Lawrence Manufacturing Co. Knit Fabrics since 1828”. According to the  records The Lawrence Manufacturing Company  “… was incorporated in 1831 and began operations in 1833. The company initially manufactured shirtings, sheetings and printing cloth, but added the manufacture of knitted goods such as hosiery and underwear in 1864.” The …

Gift Gallery

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From now through the end of the year, take 10% off of any print purchase over $25. I’ve compiled a Gift Gallery on SmugMug containing over 35 of my most popular (and my favorite) images. Select the image or image you want to purchase and use the promo code “facebookgroup” at checkout when prompted. Of …

St John the Baptist Church, Lowell, Massachusetts

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[singlepic id=382 w=850  float=] St John the Baptist Church in Lowell, Massachusetts is one of several churches shuttered in recent years by the Archdiocese of Boston. The church and rectory were recently purchased by a developer, Brian McGowan, who is in the process of converting the rectory to apartments. He has plans drawn up to convert …

New Gallery Added

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[singlepic id=266 w=320 h=240 float=left] I recently added a new gallery of Boston Images, reprocessed in HDR. All of the images in the gallery were shot over the past two years. I’ve been working on my HDR processing technique recently, on the mill project and decided to revisit some of my Boston Images. Speaking of the …

Pacific Mill Machine Shop

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[singlepic id=262 w=320 h=240 float=left] The first time I walked into the Pacific Mill Machine Shop I felt like I was catapulted back in time. The Pipe Threading equipment is as old as the Pacific Mills, dating back to the mid 1800s. The only hints of modern day life in the room are some stray …