([Holly Sugar Building] by Myron Wood, January 1967. Copyright Pikes Peak Library District, courtesy of Special Collections. Image Number: 002-783.)

Holly Sugar building in the evening during a snowstorm. St. Mary’s Church is visible in background.

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2 Responses to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 11/30/10: Holly Sugar Building

  1. Barbara says:

    Thank you for sharing this photo. I’m wondering if someone has attempted to correct the photo for perspective effects, or if Myron Wood was using a lens that over-corrected for perspective effect. With careful measurements onscreen, the top of the building is slightly wider than the base in this image–NOT what you’d expect from a street-level photograph.

  2. Barbara says:

    Or perhaps the enlarger was not perfectly perpendicular to the photographic paper?

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