The “new” Salmon Falls Bridge was constructed in 1953, replacing the 1930s-era bridge now lying under the waters of Folsom Lake. Advertisements
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
Like me, you may have heard about recent efforts to split the state of California into two or three parts — in particular, separating Southern and Northern California. I was surprised to learn from this episode of Huell Howser’s Road Trip that if it weren’t for construction of the Old Ridge Route through the San Gabriel and Tehachapi Mountains, California […]
When I was in San Francisco last August, one destination firmly on my itinerary was Ocean Beach, the Cliff House, and the Great Highway. I was drawn there after reexamining my family slides from 1956 — which I shared back in Memory Monday weeks 8 and 9 — including images of my grandfather and my aunt walking along Ocean Beach […]
This week we’re celebrating Independence Day in the U.S., so I thought I’d do something a little different. This episode from the series Huell Howser Presents showcases a film produced by the California Department of Public Works in 1936. Eighty years ago there were a lot fewer paved roads and a lot less traffic! Watch for some very familiar landmarks, […]
Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge — May 11, 2018
The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Rain or Rainbow. This is a challenge is basically self-explanatory. Let’s see how creative you can we can be on this challenge. Have fun with this week’s challenge.