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June, 2014:

Carton Service – Portland, OR – Featured Fade, Noah Pardo

© Noah Pardo

Photo Collage – with source photos by Frank H. Jump & Vincenzo Aiosa

WTC image by Vincenzo Aiosa, macro iPhone shots by Frank Jump © Frank H. Jump

Manhattan Bridge Upper Level Through The Windshield of a Van

© Frank H. Jump

Gold Medal Flour – Alhambra Theatre – Middletown, NY – Featured Fade, David Silver

Back of Alhambra Theatre – 94 North Street – Middletown, NY © David Silver

Heintzman Pianos – Quebec City, CA – Featured Fade, Christina Wilkinson

© Christina Wilkinson

It’s in the old city, on Rue St. Stanislas at the corner of Rue St. Jean. You can see it in Google Maps. – Christina Wilkinson

J. Michaels Furniture – Ft. Greene, Brooklyn

© Vincenzo Aiosa

Whom You Know: REVIEW: Fading Ads of New York City by Frank Jump (The History Press) Our Coverage Sponsored by Stribling & Associates

Whom You Know: READ THIS: Fading Ads of New York City by Frank Jump – Published by The History Press Our Coverage Sponsored by Stribling & Associates.

…we see superb depth of topic exploration in Fading Ads of New York City. Don’t be fooled into thinking this is a mere beautiful coffee table book; instead, it is a homage to the brilliant landscape of New York that offers ad space like no other city and looking at it in a historical context is incredibly enlightening and entertaining. – Peachy Deegan, Whom You Know

Fading Ads of NYC (History Press, 2011) © Frank H. Jump

Laurel Venetian Blinds & Window Shades – TWining 4 Telephone Exchange –

TWining 4- 9228 © Vincenzo Aiosa

Rwandan Genocide Commemorative Stamp 1994 – Twenty Years & Still Brewing


© James Nachtwey (photo) – © Frank H. Jump (stamp design)

Once a dusty, garbage-strewn city, Kigali is now a bustling metropolis with soaring glass buildings separated by vast stretches of manicured grass.

But as the report by Human Rights Watch makes clear, something unsettling is happening beneath this shiny surface. – Why Are Rwandans Disappearing? By LARA SANTORO and SUSAN THOMSON JUNE 17, 2014

Portland General Electric Company, 1906 – PDX, OR – Fred King, Featured Guest

© Fred King

Although this isn’t the ‘typical’ fading ad, it is something you might be interested in…. The age of the sign was what I found interesting. This sign is on a brick building in a large, electrical substation in NE Portland, OR – Fred King

PGE Boiler #16 in 1988 – Portland General Electric Company, Boiler No. 16, 1841 Southeast Water Street, Portland, Multnomah County, OR” Taken in April 1988? – Wikipedia Commons – CLICK FOR LINK

The utility was founded in 1888 by Parker F. Morey and Edward L. Eastham as Willamette Falls Electric Company. On June 3, 1889 it sent power generated by one of four brush arc light dynamos at Willamette Falls over a 14-mile electric power transmission line to Portland, the first US power plant to do so. – Wikipedia

Preserve Oregon Blog  – CLICK FOR LINK

PGE also purchased the 1891 Union Power Company in 1905, the 1889 Albina Light & Water Company in 1892, and the 1892 Vancouver Electric Light & Power Company in 1906.PGE, Portland Railway Company, and Oregon Water Power & Railway Company merged in 1906, becoming the Portland Railway, Light and Power Company (PRL&P) – Wikipedia