October 2010

10 posts

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13 Oct 2010

Play By Play

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In the press box at the Gator Bowl, 1954.  Dick Stratton (seated second from right) was the announcer.  Stratton was a broadcaster in Jacksonville for over 40 years starting in the 1950’s and passed away in 2005 at the age of 78.

13 Oct 2010

This Is A Volkswagen…

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A showroom vehicle advertising the line of Volkswagens which could be purchased at Jacksonville’s Brundage Motors.  The import dealer later changed hands after the death of owner Hubert Brundage and became the internationally known Brumos dealership.  Brundage was a regular client of Loyd’s.

13 Oct 2010

Crosley Road Test

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There is no information with this photograph but the history of this now defunct auto marque is fascinating.  Crosley only produced cars from 1939 to 1952.  They got 50 miles per gallon and Crosley was the last company in the United States to cease production of civilian vehicles during W.W. II.

13 Oct 2010

KP Duty

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Caption on back of print: Mess Cooks take eyes out of potatoes at N.A.G.S.  2/20/45 “Here is a group of men on KP duty.  The potatoes shown in the background was just part of the 5 tons used each day at the base.  They seemed to be having a good time, but I think the [...]

13 Oct 2010

Contact Sheet

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As a photographer I enjoy looking at other photographer’s contact sheets.  It shows the thought process and progression of a photo shoot.  You can still do this with digital but for some reason it is just not the same. Loyd Sandgren shot quite a bit of professional wrestling in the early 1960′s and this is [...]

13 Oct 2010

Boxing Boys

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Undated photo of boys boxing in what looks like the old Jacksonville armory building.

13 Oct 2010

Looking Down On Downtown

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“Aerial photograph showing a portion of the business area of Jacksonville, Fla., on January 10, 1951.  In the middle foreground opposite the tall St. Johns  Apartment Building will be seen the site of the new Federal Reserve Branch Bank Building of Jacksonville, Florida, then under construction.  You can see Hemming Park near the middle of [...]

13 Oct 2010

Super Duper

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She seems happy with the product.

13 Oct 2010

Just Point And Shoot!

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Photographer Virgil Deane with an 8X10 Deardorff View Camera on Jacksonville Beach during a commercial shoot.  He was a contemporary of Loyd’s and appears in a number of his images.  Deane died in 1999 at age 84 and may be best known for his portrait of Mama and Pappa Gustafson which was used for the [...]

13 Oct 2010

Pitcher Bob Feller

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Bob Feller giving pitching pointers at Wolfson Park.  Love the Cub Scout! “Bob Feller, a great ex-pitcher for the Cleveland Indians.  He was helping some of the kids at the Wolfson baseball park.” LS

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About Photographer Loyd Sandgren

I first met Loyd Sandgren in 1997 as I was putting photo gear back into my car after... Learn More