army buddies by tego53

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My Grandpa, George Kinport, on the left, enlisted into the army in 1916 and was sent to Camp Hagman in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This was, of course, during WW1.

I think the sign on the train says “Leaving Soo Falls”, making a joke of the name’s pronunciation.

His company was part of the American Expeditionary Forces that went to England, France and Russia in 1918.

There were cracks, scratches and spots that were in the original photo. Using Photoshop I was able to get rid of them with the clone stamp tool and spot healing tool. It worked very well.


  • flame7
    flame7over 5 years ago


  • Thanks! Those fake backgrounds they used back then are great!

    – tego53

  • antoniodepadua
    antoniodepaduaover 5 years ago


  • Thank you, but I’m not sure why you’re congratulating me!

    – tego53

  • Judith Hayes
    Judith Hayesover 4 years ago


  • Thank you very much!

    – tego53

  • jazzdevil
    jazzdevilover 4 years ago

    As chosen by our ‘featured’ avatar winner PaulAlbert!

  • Thanks great! Thank you so much!

    – tego53

  • Poete100
    Poete100over 4 years ago

    Love it & congratulations

  • Thank you very much!

    – tego53

  • GregTS
    GregTSover 4 years ago

    Great photo & Congratulations!!

  • Thank you so much!

    – tego53

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