This Man's Re-Creation Of Old Travel Photos Is A Touching Tribute To His Grandparents
Armed with his grandfather's travel photographs and his grandmothersâ€™s journals, Christian Carollo has spent the last three years of his life roving the United States in search of the precise locations they both once stood, capturing beautiful present-day replicas of them now, in what he's calling "The Past Present Project."
Here are a few of his favorites thus far.
Golden Gate Bridge | April 1979 & May 2015
Lucia Lodge in Big Sur | April 1979 & May 2015
Fishermenâ€™s Grotto in San Francisco | April 1979 & May 2015
Groveland | April 1979 & May 2015
Valhalla Pier in South Lake Tahoe | June 1981 & May 2015
Cafe Du Monde in New Orleans | February 1978 & April 2014
Jackson Square in New Orleans | February 1978 & April 2014
Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie | February 1978 & April 2014
Cafe Du Monde | February 1978 & April 2014
Old Mesilla | April 1979 & October 2014
White Sands National Monument | April 1979 & October 2014
Cedar Pass Campground in Badlands National Park | May 1981 & October 2013
Needles Highway in Custer State Park | 1973 & 2013
The Market Square Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg | February 1978 & December 2014
Stanton Hall in Natchez, Mississippi | September 1974 & April 2014
Tunnel View | April 1979 & May 2015
Yosemite Entrance | April 1979 & May 2015
To see more of Christian's touchingly nostalgic project, check outÂ his site!