June 2013

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18 Jun 2013

Men With Guns, 1945

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This is another frame from a series of photographs showing a Group of congressmen at the NAS Jacksonville range according to Loyd Sandgren’s notes.  Dated 10/15/45.  Again, I think this was probably from the Naval Air Gunnery School at Yellow Water.  Here is an additional photo on the pistol range of the third gentleman from the [...]

11 Jun 2013

Florida Marina Aerial, 1950′s

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“An aerial view of the Huckins Yacht Corp. on the Ortega River and Roosevelt Blvd.  Some of the finest Yachts in the world are built there.  They built crash boats and P.T. boats during World War Two.  After some of the big storms in the East, The Huckins would be the only yachts afloat.”  LS [...]

05 Jun 2013

Big Ships At Merrill-Stevens Ship Yard

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“Two ships that were in repair at the Merrill-Stevens Ship Yard.  A 8X10 camera was used.  Photo taken in the 60’s.”  LS The shipyards located on the North bank of the St Johns River between downtown Jacksonville and what would become Metropolitan Park started in the 1850′s and operated until 1992 under a number of [...]

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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