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Ridgewood Avenue: 1904

Ridgewood Avenue: 1904

Circa 1904. "Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona, Florida." And the surrey with the fringe on top. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.


Sic Transit

Now US-1, but still some older homes survive.

How Idyllic!

Perspective and everything about this photo is perfect. It makes you want to sit down on one of those beautiful porches and experience all the simple splendors of 1904!

Thanks Shorpy for this brilliant time machine you so generously share with us.

American Graffiti Prequel

Young fellow in his 1904 Hipster wheels cruising Ridgewood Avenue.

THE 100-YEAR-OLD PHOTO BLOG | History in HD is a vintage photo blog featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1950s. The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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