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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. This picture is of the Kansas City, MO, city market. They now call it the River Market and is infested with guys in tight pants and large women with pink hair. The view is to the SW and the intersection at the top left is 5th street and Grand Ave.
     
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  3. I presume this is also home to the Monrovia Nursery. I've planted literally tens of thousands of their plants during my working days.. That nursery has to be fuggin HUGE!
     
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    I love it. This is the first car magazine I ever bought and I still have it. The Merc is perfect, don't you think?
     
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    the man
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    The car he built
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    The engine he put in it
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    Interestingly enough I found out a couple of years ago that "Lucky" Baldwin was born within walking distance of my backyard. The local history museum (one of those "open one day a month" in a small old house type) has some displays on him.

    He was born in Bunker Hill, Ohio, little more than a wide spot in the road in western Butler County in SW Ohio near the Indiana border. His family moved away from the area when he was young.
     
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    Diana Dors at the Cannes Film Festival, 1956 Diana Dors, with the Cadillac in which she arrived, at the Cannes Film Festival 1956 .jpg
     
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    Jane Mansfield Jayne Mansfield .jpg
     
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    Ford and Monarch dealership Yates St. Victoria B.C. Canada. 1948 and 1949. Ford and Monarch dealership.jpg Ford & Monarch showroom.jpg
     
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    National Motors Ford and Monarch dealership Yates St. Victoria. National Motors.jpg
     
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    And a couple leftovers from Pendleton, OR:
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  21. The high school has had some big remodels so looks very different today. I don't remember when they moved from the old building on South Hill to this one on North Hill (before my time). The two cars smushed together has to be the high school parking lot - nothing changed there (our daughter managed to hit two cars at once on an icy day one winter with our pickup, the student parking lot is on a hefty slope). Downtown is the same and different at the same time.
     
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  23. Mcloughlin Blvd. looking south from the Ross Island Bridge. Oregon State Archives photo. Circa 1930's
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  24. Deception Pass Bridge, our grandfather was one of the civil engineers who designed it.
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    This is a great shot of my pal, Richie Brassard working on his Olds powered 47 coupe , those were the days !! IMG_1250.jpg
     
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    A good photo of my friend Johnnie Dudevoir who recently passed on to the golden speedway IMG_1251.jpg
     
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