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Protected cruiser, USS Chicago (later CA-14), in drydock. Chicago was one of the A,B,C,D ships – the first steel ships of the U.S. Navy and sank in July 1936 while being towed in the Pacific from Honolulu to San Francisco. Detroit Photographic Company, circa 1891-1912. [2016 x 2632]

Protected cruiser, USS Chicago (later CA-14), in drydock. Chicago was one of the A,B,C,D ships – the first steel ships of the U.S. Navy and sank in July 1936 while being towed in the Pacific from Honolulu to San Francisco. Detroit Photographic Company, circa 1891-1912. [2016 x 2632]

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first time trying steel wool photography. Was pretty fun but hard to focus on the ‘model’. I had my friend hold a flashlight up to focus on her in AF mode and then switched into manual, but it still didn’t turn out quite in focus. any tips? Western WA, US [3000×2000] [OC]

first time trying steel wool photography. Was pretty fun but hard to focus on the ‘model’. I had my friend hold a flashlight up to focus on her in AF mode and then switched into manual, but it still didn’t turn out quite in focus. any tips? Western WA, US [3000×2000] [OC]

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Yasumitsu Osafune from Bizen, Sword (katana: steel, gilt metal, rayskin, wood), Japan 1413. Surrendered by Field Marshal Terauchi, Supreme Commander of the Japanese Expeditionary Forces, to Field Marshal Lord Mountbatten in 1945[1558×2000]

Yasumitsu Osafune from Bizen, Sword (katana: steel, gilt metal, rayskin, wood), Japan 1413. Surrendered by Field Marshal Terauchi, Supreme Commander of the Japanese Expeditionary Forces, to Field Marshal Lord Mountbatten in 1945[1558×2000]

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1939 wooden historic schooner “When and If” taking the lead against modern steel hull schooner “Columbia” – nothing beats a John Alden design, even if its 80 years old. Photo cred – George Bekris and @sailwhenandif

1939 wooden historic schooner “When and If” taking the lead against modern steel hull schooner “Columbia” – nothing beats a John Alden design, even if its 80 years old. Photo cred – George Bekris and @sailwhenandif