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Hamilton: 1942

Hamilton: 1942

April 1942. "Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana." At the Montana Cafe: "Good Eats." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

More Good Eats

Great article about the cafe, and the sign lit up!

Dave, here is a test

This should embed a map ">Hamilton but it isn't working. The address Google supplies to embed doesn't look the same as it usually does. Just FYI.

[Don't use an "a href" tag. Simply copy and paste the code google gives you, as I've done below. - Dave]

Thank you, Dave. It's 6AM the next day and after sleeping I realize I overthought the problem. I wish I could say it's the first time I've done that.

A True Pioneer

Penney's had the foresight to lock down their website decades before we were blessed with computers.

*Sigh*

Who will be the first commenter to correctly embed a Street View of 21st-century Hamilton?

Mostly intact.

Bet they wished- -

they had kept those streetlights, they did not !

As Seen on 2018 October

Here's Google Street View of approximately the same location taken in October of 2018. https://goo.gl/maps/4MSJgbY4h8TtTCiU6

Still there

The JC Penney's building is still there.
https://www.google.com/maps/@46.2470347,-114.1565847,3a,90y,320.98h,90.91t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sFsPTzGIyaBHFlbQyW8dbbA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

Passed Gas (station)

Today, the major change is that the gas station has been replaced - not the other was around for once !! - by a building that looks almost as old as this photo.
https://www.google.com/maps/@46.2470347,-114.1565847,3a,60y,329h,100.87t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sFsPTzGIyaBHFlbQyW8dbbA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

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