Treasure trove of wonderful midcentury American snapshots

Ft. Wayne, IN – 1955
Ft. Wayne, IN, 1955

Ice Fishing from the '46 Chrysler New Yorker
Ice fishing from a ’46 Chrysler New Yorker, somewhere in the Michigan thumb district around 1955.

IGA — Elkton, MI, 1958
Shopping at an IGA, Elkton, MI, 1958

Daytona Beach, FL — 1953
Daytona Beach, Florida, 1953

Hiawatha Steamship — 1952
Hiawatha Teamship, 1952. Built in 1904, abandoned 1919 at Hart’s Point, East Palatka. Removed in the early 1980s. I wonder if George R.R. Martin had this in mind for the ending of Fevre Dream.

Howard Johnson's, North Carolina – 1964
Howard Johnson’s, North Carolina, 1964

Beer, Martini & Plastic Coating – Chicago 1959
Chicago, 1959

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