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I purchased this 8x10 photo at a swap meet. On the back it says: L-R Wally Miles, Jackie Regard, Francis Willams. Photo by Howard Morehead. View full size.
Scranton, Pennsylvania, circa 1901. "Board of Trade and Linden Street." Completed in 1896, this precursor to the city's Chamber of Commerce, known as the Electric Building for almost a century, is a landmark for the giant SCRANTON THE ELECTRIC CITY sign on its roof since the 1920s. View full size.