Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Parking On The Correct Side

It’s always best to park a railroad carriage on the correct side of a building wall.  Otherwise, your driving will attract far too many witnesses. Germany – June 1940

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Saturday, March 12, 2011

WWI–American Troops In London

American troops assembled in London prior to deployment across the English Channel during World War I.

WWI American Troops in London

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Train Wreck–1935 Hurricane

Wind speed in the 1935 Hurricane was so high that trains were toppled off their tracks.

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Great Uncle Frederick had a Burberry

After being gassed in World War I, great uncle Frederick was sent home to recover in San Francisco.  One good thing happened as part of his visit to France and Germany.   He came home with a Burberry from some unknown source.

Burberry Coat 1917

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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Vintage SciFi

In the 60’s, scary SciFi shows had no class, were often crass and cheap, but teens stayed up every Friday night to watch “SciFi Theater” without fail.  Special effects were the in human mind, not the in mind of silicon.

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Attacking Trains–Korean War

A not too unfamiliar scene in 20th Century wars.  The destruction of trains via air attack.

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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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