Archive for March, 2013

Abandoned Asylums of New England – Book Review

Abandoned Asylums of New England – Book Review

ABANDONED ASYLUMS of NEW ENGLAND A pictorial table top book with sporadic essays. Images shown were taken by John Gray and are property of John Gray Photography.  They cannot be copied or reproduced without express permission of John Gray. First a disclaimer:  John Gray is married to my cousin and I […]

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Abandoned Building – Stratford, CT

Abandoned Building – Stratford, CT

While working as a salesman in Stratford, CT I observed this abandoned building. Research has determined that this is the old Ross and Roberts Manufacturing plant which had closed their doors for good, in early 2008 due to increased taxation and operating costs. Best I can determine they manufactured:  Fabric,Laminating & […]

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Ashton Mill – Cumberland, RI

Ashton Mill – Cumberland, RI

ASHTON MILL 51 Front Street Cumberland, RI 02864 The attached photo’s represent what is a refurbished mid nineteenth century factory currently serving as upscale apartments. My interest in taking photographs of old factories begins with my attempt to document the decline of the industrial revolution in Connecticut and parts of […]

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Fantasy of Lights – Lighthouse Point Park

Fantasy of Lights – Lighthouse Point Park

Fantasy of Lights Lighthouse Point Park 2 Lighthouse Rd New Haven, CT 06512 2012 fees:$10 passenger cars/family vans; $25 for 15-passenger vans or mini-buses; $50 for buses. The entry fee benefits the Easter Seals. On a brisk winters evening Cheryl and I took a ride through Lighthouse Point Park to view the […]

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Original Factory of Colt Firearms

Original Factory of Colt Firearms

ORIGINAL COLT ARMORY – HARTFORD, CT The slideshow above reflects photographs I took of how the original Colt Armory looks today (Feb., of 2012).  It was named “armory” obviously due to the tremendous amount of firearms that were housed within.  The factory and surrounding buildings comprised a complex that sat on […]

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Old Barn – Southwick, MA

Old Barn – Southwick, MA

I’ve always had an affinity to aging barns of any size or shape.  While traveling through Southwick, MA on business I happened to spot this rather serene looking scene.

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Blizzard of 2013

Blizzard of 2013

BLIZZARD of 2013 On February 9th, 2013 our town in central Connecticut saw at least 38 inches of snow fall within 24 hours. Thanks to the town plow we had at least 4.5′ at the end of the driveway for a depth of about 6′ before it began to taper […]

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Governors Residence (Connecticut)

Governors Residence (Connecticut)

The State of CT provided an open house to the Governors Residence on December, 7-9, 2012.  This is a yearly event.  So Cheryl and I decided to drop in take the brief tour. Our current Governor, Dannel P. Malloy, was a gracious host as he greeted every visitor one by […]

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