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Vintage photos of:
Circa 1905. Colorized Motor car, Canadian Government Colonization Co. Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.
Camping on the beach near Tofino on Vancouver Island, BC, in 1962. From left to right: Our 1958 Morris Minor, campsite, my aunt, my mother and me. View full size.
Taken in New Jersey about 1939, my Dad and my sister waxing Dad's pride and joy, a 1938 Dodge sedan. View full size.
Memphis again circa 1910. "Main Street, north from Gayoso Avenue." Similar to our previous view along Main, with the camera now a couple hundred feet farther north in a sort incremental, century-old version of Google Street View. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.