PARSONS, Kansas - A photojournalist has developed the last roll of Kodachrome film
developed by Eastman Kodak at a laboratory in Parsons.
Photographer Steve McCurry developed 36 slides on Monday at
Dwayne's Photo Service, which is the only photo lab left in the
world that can process Kodachrome.
Kodak announced last year that it would retire Kodachrome, a
color reversal film it has manufactured since 1935. Two executives
with National Geographic joined McCurry in Parsons because the
organization is following the journey of the final Kodachrome
The Parsons Sun reports that McCurry used the last roll to shoot
scenes around New York, but the last three frames were shot in
Dwayne's vice president Grant Steinle says the company will end
its processing of Kodachrome on Dec. 10.