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Sport Fudge: 1924

Sport Fudge: 1924

Washington, D.C., circa 1924. "Brownley interior." A sort of fernery-confectionery. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

The Battered Buick: 1924

The Battered Buick: 1924

Washington, D.C., or vicinity, 1924. "Max Wiehle." Exhibit A in the Case of the Battered Buick. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

 

Lemon, Center: 1921

Lemon, Center: 1921

Washington, D.C. "Lemon, center of Central, 1921." Jimmy Lemon of Central High. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Curves Ahead: 1905

Curves Ahead: 1905

Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts, circa 1905. "Roller coaster at Paragon Park." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Magic Kingdom: 1905

Magic Kingdom: 1905

Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts, circa 1905. "Bird's eye view of Paragon Park from Rockland House." Note the Schlitz sign as well as the "Katzenjammer Castle." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Paragon Park: 1905

Paragon Park: 1905

Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts, circa 1905. "Entrance to Paragon Park." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Down to the River: 1910

Down to the River: 1910

Detroit, Michigan, circa 1910. "Approach to the Detroit River tunnel." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Mercantile Library: 1910

Mercantile Library: 1910

Cincinnati circa 1910. "Mercantile Library Building, Walnut Street." Note plants and bottle on the sills of Dr. Ellen M. Kirk. A year ago we saw the other end of this block here. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Infrastructure: 1910

Infrastructure: 1910

Detroit circa 1910. "Excavating for the new Union Station." A century later, the mammoth Michigan Central Station that eventually rose here still stands, if just barely. Note the two "moonlight tower" carbon arc lamp standards in the distance. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Tubular Lanterns: 1905

Tubular Lanterns: 1905

Detroit circa 1905. "Buhl Stamping Co., 3rd Ave. and Larned." Note the "Cheese Factory" milk cans illustrated between the windows, and the arc-lamp "moonlight tower" to the right. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Nantasket Beach: 1905

Nantasket Beach: 1905

Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts, circa 1905. "Atlantic House and surf bathers." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

White Stuff: 1960

White Stuff: 1960

I don't know who or where this is. At first I thought it was snow but my brother argued it's sand. The date of the slide is May but it may have been taken earlier in the year to fit in with my snow theory. 35mm Kodachrome slide. View full size.

Noon Whistle: 1905

Noon Whistle: 1905

Newport News, Virginia, circa 1905. "Noon hour at the shipyard." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Pleasure Faire: 1972

Pleasure Faire: 1972

A lusty moment during the Northern California Renaissance Pleasure Faire at Black Point Forest in Novato, California that I caught on 35mm Ektachrome. View full size.

Stop Light: 1950s

Stop Light: 1950s

Ford meets lamppost in West Los Angeles on San Vicente Boulevard in the 1950s. Obviously a hard-hat area. View full size.

 
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