BROOKSVILLE, Maine — When local volunteer DJ Duncan Bailey bought an old Kodak camera at the WERU-FM rummage sale in Brewer last spring he didn’t realize its contents would develop into a mystery involving a dinosaur. Vintage Tri-X black-and-white film lay undeveloped in the gully of the Pony 135 point-and-shoot that Bailey selected from a box of old cameras and purchased for $2. “I looked at the back and saw it still had film in it, an old roll of Tri-X from the late ’60s or ’70s,” Bailey said. “Eventually, my dad said, ‘Why don’t I give it a shot?’ and develop it.” Steve Bailey, also of Brooksvillle, took the film to his home darkroom and developed the film the Baileys believe is around 4 decades old. “We were looking at the negatives and said, ‘What is that?’” the younger Bailey recalled on Saturday. “It was a dinosaur with a family. It was the last thing I expected. (read more, between the lines of course, at BangorDailyNews)
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