Entering Missouri/Entering Arkansas

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. The…

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IT DID HAPPEN HERE – The Los Angeles Snow & Hail Storm of 1944

City in Ruins presents: The Los Angeles Snowstorm of 1944.

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Way Out, Man!

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Lyle Kline of Huron, South Dakota on November 28, 1959: Palos Park, Ill Friday Night Hi! We’re having a good regional council meeting, but I’d much rather be downtown – so many “big name” stars are in Chicago this week! Went to a “real cool” jazz place last night –…

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Lucille’s Dishes

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,…

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