A simple photo captured at precisely the right moment. The “decisive moment” as Henri Cartier-Bresson would say. You have to imagine the conversation which we say is: “Daddy, There’s A Pebble In My Shoe“; Oregon c.1942. We prefer the image with a slight sepia toning. I think the appeal is that in some ways it resembles a Norman Rockwell painting.
The collection of coal miner photos in this blog were taken from a panoramic image of the Day Force of a coal mine in East Gulf, West Virginia (1952). Taken as a whole it is an impressive image. Unfortunately, it does not work well with either DPI’s website nor this blog page. Hence it is represented in these four separate images.