Friday, August 14, 2009

C-Port Scene

The latest entry to the C-Port Scene series is this image from Flickr user Dan Fauxsmith. As you can tell by his photostream, he has a keen eye for some of the bizarre and unique things about Cambridge, which is what I love about this shot.

I mean, a lot of neighborhoods have worn out industrial buildings with sheet metal shops, but how many of them used to supply custom-built melting & atomization chambers to the labs of the world? Check out the ad below from a 1975 issue of MIT's campus rag, The Tech:

I don't know what the famous "Rector" is, and I'm not sure I want to!

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