The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
CP Rail station ca 1895
Again from Vancouver BC
Toll gate at Lions Gate Bridge
If you're talking about that snazzy sportcoat - yeah I know what you mean. I still wear mine.....
Thanks for the info. Oftentimes, photos, pics, images etc. found on the web don't identify locations or sources of origin; I try & credit the sources for them when they're given. One of the great things about this thread is that many of you can relate and add some 'history' & background to a lot of these great photos.
Rocketship 7 with Dave Thomas
Rocketship 7 with Dave Thomas, Promo the Robot, Biff Beeper and Mr. & Mrs Sweetly, WKBW-TV Buffalo, N.Y.
Dave Thomas is the father of David Boreanaz star of Bones and Angel
There were so many local TV shows back in those days! Nearly every large city's stations had their versions of kiddy shows, and many of them were viewed nationwide as well. I lived in the Detroit MI area in the 50s & 60s, we had Johnny Ginger, Poopdeck Paul & Captain Jolly, Sagebrush Shorty and many others.
Here are a few I found on the web. I sure do remember the "Do Bee and Don't Bee" from Romper Room!
Commander Tom show with Tom Jolls, famous local weatherman.
WRGB Albany / Schenectedy with Glendora
Ad for an early color TV, I think this one is from about 1955:
<CENTER></CENTER><CENTER>Popeye's Playhouse with Captain Mike and Buttons (Mike Mearian) WBEN Buffalo</CENTER><CENTER> </CENTER>
I can remember being on the Ranger Andy Show with some friends, in Hartford, CT back in the early 60's...those were fun times!!!
Radials in the front and bias in the back is a no-no.
Separate names with a comma.