Glimpses of Seattle by C.H. Ford

A decade ago I purchased a box of slides from an online auction. The photos, from the 50s-80s were taken by a semi-professional photographer named C.H Ford from Seattle, Washington. There are hundreds of fantastic photos from Seattle, Canada and places continental. For this Found (Ford) Photo Friday, I though it would be fun to … Continue reading Glimpses of Seattle by C.H. Ford

Bowers 99’r – Boise, Idaho

Bowers 99’r all you can eat smorgasbord restaurant, was started by Leo and Margie Bowers in the Fall of 1959. at 4043 State St. in Boise. Bowers '99r - State Street (courtesy of Bob Hartman) The low cost and quality service led to instant success and a second restaurant was opened the next year at … Continue reading Bowers 99’r – Boise, Idaho

This is Roller Skating

This is Roller Skating! Well, it's actually a late 1960s booklet published by the Roller Skating Rink Operators Association of America (RSROAA) about roller skating. The 24 page booklet, which someone ran over with a roller skate, features everything you need to know about having a good time roller skating and drinking a Coke. It's … Continue reading This is Roller Skating