La Paz Bolivia A British made Vulcan steam locomotive
no 408 crosses a bridge over a road close to the FCAB (Ferrocarril
de Antofagasta a La Bolivia) main station at an altitude
of 3,750 metres.This picture shows the steep hillsides surrounding
the city of La Paz. Today (2015) they are covered totally
by low cost housing.
Leica lll F with a collapsible Leitz f 5cm 1:3.5 lens. Film
Kodak Panatomic X at F5.6 - 1/200 second. The camera was
on loan and my film was cut from bulk rolls and loaded in
a re-loadable leica cassette. It was a convenient low cost
way of carrying film but not ideal. The film had to be loaded
in the dark and static electricity always attracted dust
which shows on the negative. Developed by hand in La Paz
using May and Baker Promicrol at normal dilution with water
from the village well.
Bolivia 61-77-05 Tony Morrison