Last week’s photos all dated from the late 1950s, and I was preparing to move on to slides from much later — but then I discovered I have quite a few images from 1953. So I’m going further back in time, grouping them together as much as possible to tell my family stories. I’d really love to know the make […]
I noticed this gorgeous old pedal car while walking through my neighborhood not long ago. I don’t know too much about them — other than what I’ve seen on TV shows like American Pickers — but I think this may be a Murray Pontiac, manufactured in the late 1940s or early 1950s. I hope this little car is going to […]
This week I’m concluding my slide carousel labeled 1951 — although in fact the last couple of slides have the year 1950 written on them, and the first three might actually be from 1956. Ah, well! I originally posted these images in late 2016; they include scenes from a snow trip up Highway 50 (east of Sacramento) as well as […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
Images from Echo Summit and Lake Tahoe in 1951.
A few of the images from a February-March 1957 road trip to the East Coast, including New York and Pennsylvania.
Well, I promise that I’m serious about moving onto other things for my Monday posts (I have at least one idea I like quite a lot). At the same time, I felt I really needed to re-scan the earlier ones from my family’s 1959 trip through South Dakota and Wyoming as a personal project — and the results are so […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Roads: country, freeways, streets.