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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 […]

08 May 2013

Trio Of Borum Boats On The St Johns River

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A nice action photo of three boats from Jacksonville’s Borum Boat Company in formation as they skim the surface of the St Johns River.  These wood runabouts had great lines and borrowed their distinctive fins from the cars of the late 1950’s when these boats were being made.  You can find more information about Borum […]

25 Jul 2012

Jet Boats

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This looks like a pair of early Jet boats.  I can’t place the make or model but from the research I did it looks like consumer jet boats came out in the early 1960’s and there were quite a few companies producing them.  Any help out there with this?

16 Dec 2011

Apalachicola Oystermen, 1946

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Oystermen working the oyster beds in Apalachicola Bay in 1946.  This was the year that Loyd Sandgren left Jacksonville to work for the State of Florida out of Tallahassee photographing around Florida to promote the state’s commerce and recreation to the rest of the country.

08 Mar 2011

Borum Boat In A Box

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“I had this special background built at the Borum Boat Co. so we could take pictures of the new boats.  Once again the background would be taken out for the ads.” LS Loyd Sandgren did photographs for both the Borum Boat Company and Huckins Yacht Corporation during the 50’s and 60’s.  Huckins is still around […]

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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