Covering Solar Eclipse for The Daily Astorian
With only 213 seconds of eclipse visibility, the scientists on National Geographic's expedition rehearsed their routine repeatedly before the big day. Here, one of them practices loading film plates into his camera, which could take four simultaneous photographs. Photo Credit: National Geographic 1937 Expedition

Covering Solar Eclipse for The Daily Astorian

I started planning for the solar eclipse 6 months ago. That involved getting up at 4am to hit Oregon’s website and reserving a campsite. Three months earlier I had received…

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In Search of “Ground Photo Timothy”
Getting ready to explore what we can find of the old Naselle Air Force Station. Photograph by Steve Weileman (www.xexplore.com)

In Search of “Ground Photo Timothy”

In the early 1950s, the U.S. government became increasingly concerned about a Soviet military threat. This new age of nuclear fear was the beginning of a “Cold War” era t. As a result, many facilities were built on the west coast to search for any threats coming in over the Pacific.

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