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Look Out: 1938

Look Out: 1938

September 1938. "Coal miners waiting for the bus to go home in Osage, West Virginia." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

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There's always someone

who wants to stick their elbow in!

Two cents worth

It probably doesn't, but I'm imagining that the entire company name emblazoned on that tired awning is One Price Dept. Store ... with some luck, that could have had possibilities exceeding even the magic of the ubiquitous (for the time) Five and Dime.

One Price Dept. Store

Is this where the Dollar Stores got their idea from?

Railroad Crossing

What if the train is backing up -- shouldn't you be watching for a caboose too?

Forget the train

look out for the locomotive.

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