This 1968 postcard shows James St. in Alexandria Bay at night. The verso says “This popular town draws thousands of visitors each year. It is the gateway to the Beautiful 1000 islands.” The most recent Google Street View show James Street during the day, but I believe I found the exact location of the photo.Continue reading “Then and Now: James Street – Alexandria Bay, New York”
These two undated, unmarked real photo postcards of the border between Arkansas and Missouri. After a little sleuthing, I determined that this is Highway 61, just east of Blytheville, Arkansas. If I knew enough about cars then I could probably put a date on these postcards. There is nothing left on the Missouri side. TheContinue reading “Entering Missouri/Entering Arkansas”
City in Ruins presents: The Los Angeles Snowstorm of 1944.
Birdseye view of Chicago’s famous Boulevard Link at the junction of Lake Shore Drive and Upper Michigan Avenue, In the near background can be seen the Drake, Drake Tower apartments and other fine residential apartments overlooking Lake Michigan at the Oak Street Beach. In the far background – the Navy Pier and the Palmolive Building,Continue reading “Lucille’s Dishes”