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The Elms of Academe: 1911
... Illinois, where I grew up, had most streets lined with elms. All gone now. About those Elms ... American Elms in the good times. I grew up on a street in Detroit ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/15/2021 - 1:20pm -

The Elms of Academe: 1911

Upper Genesee: 1905
... "Upper Genesee Street, Utica, N.Y." A scene framed by elms, hitching posts and streetcars. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, ... Photographic Company. View full size. All gone Elms, hitching posts and streetcars. House Numbers There is a partial ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/07/2022 - 11:21am -

Upper Genesee: 1905

Hanover Under the Elms: 1900
... Company. View full size. Tree bands Majority of elms in the US were destroyed by Dutch Elm Disease shortly after this photo was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/05/2016 - 3:55pm -

Hanover Under the Elms: 1900

Inn by the Elms: 1908
Circa 1908. "Broadway and Grand Union Hotel, Saratoga Springs, N.Y." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. A Genius Lived Here When the hotel was demolished in 1953, a mural by French painter Ad ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/14/2014 - 12:20pm -

Inn by the Elms: 1908

American Idyll: 1905
... in his mind and then painting it as is. Under the Elms This picture just breaks my heart. The elms are gone, the canoes are gone but I do notice that the littering had ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2012 - 3:17pm -

American Idyll: 1905

West Genesee: 1900
... relaxed like sipping lemonade on a Sunday afternoon. Elms Back in the days of elm trees too. Ogive The workhorse arch of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/22/2017 - 9:46am -

West Genesee: 1900

Dead End: 1905
... the Dead The historic entry drive . The Majestic Elms must have all been victims of Dutch Elm disease. I'm thinking the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/08/2018 - 7:50am -

Dead End: 1905

Shady Saratoga: 1915
... that someone will please colorize this one. Majestic Elms What strikes me most about this photo and hardly seen in present day are the elms that line the street. Such a sad thing and unique thing to have left us. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2018 - 10:40am -

Shady Saratoga: 1915

Fair Warning: 1911
... in the courtroom at the Lee Town Hall." All Those Elms One of the reason these turn-of-the-century photos of Northeastern ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/10/2019 - 2:02pm -

Fair Warning: 1911

Chestnut Street: 1906
... church. It has not changed in all those years. Elms on Chestnut The trees appear to be elms, not chestnuts. Perhaps the street was named after the trees that ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 4:23pm -

Chestnut Street: 1906

The Maples: 1904
... maybe? I see only one in the yard for sure. "The Elms" would have been appropriate, though. (DPC, Panoramas) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/08/2021 - 2:56pm -

The Maples: 1904

Shady Pretty: 1941
... way up the street cutting down the remains of all the dead elms. Like Elm Streets everywhere Take the elms out of Elm St. and you have sad reality. Ideal That's about as ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/29/2020 - 9:31pm -

Shady Pretty: 1941

State Street: 1907
... Company. View full size. Aw! Bring back those elms. Gorgeous trees. Modern. It's interesting to note that there is ... And Now [Except for the cars and the vanished elms, it looks pretty much the same. - Dave] View Larger Map ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2012 - 2:51pm -

State Street: 1907

Chicago: 1920s
... brick or limestone. The saplings in the picture were elms. Over the years, they grew into lovely shade trees, forming a cathedral ... 
 
Posted by globalpillage - 09/14/2011 - 6:23pm -

Chicago: 1920s

Fountain Service: 1940
... those swell cars are long gone. [As are the stately elms. - Dave] Ignored Not a word about Miss Veronica! Poor baby. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/03/2013 - 12:01pm -

Fountain Service: 1940

Speed Demon: 1904
... on horseback in a city. Elm trees! And American Elms lining the street. Even from 106 years and 2,000 miles away I can ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/10/2012 - 12:14am -

Speed Demon: 1904

The Heart of Copper Country: 1905
... it into the metal as strongly as he can. Because one uses elms or young oaks from four to six inches in diameter which have been freshly ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/28/2012 - 4:49pm -

The Heart of Copper Country: 1905

The Girl Next Door: 1904
... for many of the surrounding homes. Gone are the majestic elms that lined the streets of Saratoga but the Union Avenue Historic District ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2012 - 7:19pm -

The Girl Next Door: 1904

Chilly Chapel: 1936
... The three trees to the left of the church are most likely elms, with their characteristic vase shape. Few deciduous trees are so graceful ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/06/2012 - 10:33pm -

Chilly Chapel: 1936

A Summer Place: 1910
... Under the Shade What a beautiful picture. American elms produce such a stately picture, to bad dutch elm disease got them. Some ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/18/2014 - 12:38am -

A Summer Place: 1910

Woodstock: 1920
... One of the notable losses would appear to be the American Elms on the boulevard. They likely succumbed to Dutch Elm disease, which ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 4:59pm -

Woodstock: 1920

Islington Street: 1907
... many of the trees in the 1907 photo appear to be American Elms. Dutch Elm disease wiped out most of that species starting in the 1940's. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/18/2013 - 5:11am -

Islington Street: 1907

On the Street Where You Live: 1900
... and developed, to get an idea of the age of the trees. Elms, besides having wonderful canopies, also are fast growers. [Building ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2012 - 2:39pm -

On the Street Where You Live: 1900

York Village: 1908
... Elephantine Giants Wow, look at all the big American elms. When will we have a time machine to take a walk up that road? Nope, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/28/2013 - 8:20am -

York Village: 1908
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