Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Monday, December 14, 2009

Electricity Comes to Price Utah

Residents were alerted to the fact that electricity was coming to town on 13 Mar 1909 in Price, Utah.

“Get Ready to Throw Away Your Old Coal Oil Lamps” residents were told.  “There Will Be Little Delay in Furnishing the Public the Greatest Entertainment in the History of Price.”

Little did they dream that electrical service would be the key to incalculable economic and cultural change.

Electricity comes to Price Utah

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

USS Casablanca – Relief Party

WWII – Sailors returning to their ship after liberty pass during World War II.

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Sunday, December 6, 2009

Final Outfitting – WWII – Victory Ships

A row of Victory Ships lined up during their final outfitting in a west coast port in 1944 during World War II.

Victory cargo ships are lined up at a US west coast shipyard for final outfitting 1944

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