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Posted By: Dick Johnson
Posted On: Saturday September 12, 2020 at 6:59 PM
 
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PIC: A trip back in the time machine, enjoy,

1912 Los Angeles Aqueduct under construction, a 52 mule team hauling a 30 ton section of the steel pipe.


Arkansas


early 1930's traffic in Los Angeles


1930 the Warner Brothers Theater at 9404 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills,California


Uniroyal Tire Factory

The Samson Uniroyal Tire Factory was designed and built in 1930 by one of the greatest Los Angeles Art Deco architects Stiles O. Clements, this amazing reproduction of a Assyrian Palace served as the offices and walled facade for Uniroyal Tire. The factory sat right along the I 5 fwy in Los Angeles, and it also was used as a backdrop in the movie "Ben Hur" This building has been a LA landmark for over seventy five years.
Clements also was the designer and architect of these historic landmark buildings in LA and they include, The Mayan Theatre, El Capitan Theater Building, the great art deco Pellessier Building/Wiltern Theatre, the Richfield Tower which was tragically demolished in 1969 and so many others.......when Uniroyal stopped tire production here the property sat empty for many years until a group of investors knocked down the factory......saving the facade and offices and built a series of outlet stores behind the walls and the property today is called The Citadel


1910 Ringgold Montague County Texas California


Sweden September 3, 1967 switching from driving on the left of the road to driving on the right.


Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, ca.1902
Freight wagons sit under the umbrella sheds of the Union depot in Kansas Cityi. Two conductors walk under the sheds; trains sit on the track. Shows the tall slit windows, dormers, and dentil molding of the depot.Photo by William Henry Jackson. History Colorado, Denver Public Library.



West Frankfort, Illinois


Colonel Jims


1917 Fairfax Atchison County, Missouri


early photo of Ocean Ave. now Pacific Coast Hwy in Huntington Beach, California


Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1910s
Scene in a busy northern metropolis, Nicollet Ave.



Zearing, Story County,Iowa, November 18, 1915.
Woman in carriage outside hardware store in Zearing.
Noble Photograph collection, University of Iowa Libraries.
Zearing History:
The railroad came through Lincoln Township in 1881. It was proposed that a town be located in Lincoln township. The railroad favored a location on the Charles Hurst farm. The name, Ashurst, was selected for the new town. It was a contraction of the name, Ash, who was a railroad main, and the name, Hurst, owner of the land where the town was to be located.

Some of the pioneers objected to the location. Those who opposed the Hurst land for the location of the new town won the argument. The town was located on the Edward G. Richardson farm.
The name was disputed and later Zearing was decided upon. Zearing is named after Judge William Mitchell Zearing of Chicago, IL. Judge Zearing owned land in Lincoln township, but never set foot here. His contribution came in the form of a bell given to the first church in Zearing.

Elkhart, Morton County, Kansas, 1916.
Elkhart is the county seat of Morton County. The south edge of the city is the Kansas-Oklahoma state border, and the city is 8.5 miles (13.7 km) from the Kansas-Colorado border. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,205. Elkhart was founded in 1913, and was named after Elkhart, Indiana.
In 1961, the county seat was moved from Richfield to Elkhart.

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PIC: A trip back in the time machine, enjoy, by Dick Johnson #50278
Lots of fascinating information. Good job! (EOM) by John Kuvakas #50278.1Moderator
These are great. Especially like the car hop at Colonel Jims. (EOM) by John Bono #50278.2
Great minds John........I was going to add that I'll bet her tips....yes tips....are great. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #50278.2.1
LOL! Gotta love the good old days with car hops. (EOM) by John Bono #50278.2.1.1
It really was great to go cruising and meet up at the drive-in. Fond memories. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #50278.2.1.1.1
It seems weird to me to see a Valiant taxi in a pic from Sweden. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #50278.3
Hmm, right hand side of pic..perhaps a '65-66 ? (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #50278.3.1
Yessir! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #50278.3.1.1
Probably with a Perkins diesel under the hood. Some of these were also by David Holcombe #50278.3.2
I recall months back we discussed the diesel variant in the 59 Plymouth by Jack Dodds #50278.3.2.1




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