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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