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This is the first of many Shorpy photos I've colorized, just for fun. Since I save them to my hard drive with different names than their original posts, I have lost track of where these are on Shorpy or else I'd give help you find them and read more about them. I'll try to start doing that in the future. Hope you enjoy them. View full size.