💻 It’s a little-known fact that I-70 is discontinuous. When you reach Breezewood, Pennsylvania, you have to exit onto US 30 for about a quarter mile before taking a ramp back onto I-70. I drove it once, and it was strange and disorienting! Adam Prince tells why it’s so, and tells of the rise and fall of a traveler’s oasis that formed along this short stretch of road. Read Breezewood – The Rise and Decline of a Highway Rest Stop
📷 Hamish Gill reviews the Pentax MZ-5, a plastic 35mm autofocus SLR that somehow manages to be better than the sum of its cheap parts. Read Pentax MZ-5 Review – Cheap Thrills with an AF SLR Film Camera
📷 The 35mm film cartridge didn’t come along until 1934, but there were 35mm cameras before that. One of them was the 1927 Ansco Memo, and you had to load bulk film into its proprietary cartridge. It was also, surprisingly, a box camera! But it did good work. Mike Eckman has the review. Read Ansco Memo
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