Tag Archives: Americana

Treasure trove of wonderful midcentury American snapshots

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Ft. Wayne, IN, 1955

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

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Shopping at an IGA, Elkton, MI, 1958

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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.

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Howard Johnson’s, North Carolina, 1964

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

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