Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Monday, May 3, 2021
"During its first two decades, UP 428 worked freights on UP's lines from Omaha and Kansas City to Denver, Salt Lake City, Portland, and Los Angeles."
Sunday, May 2, 2021
Saturday, May 1, 2021
On the original route which was bypassed with the Kaimai tunnel deviation in 1978. For more see earlier posts and our books. (Western Bay of Plenty District Council collection)
Friday, April 30, 2021
I-5 Freeway at Flower St., Santa Ana, 1950s. It's a considerably more complex interchange now. I-5 runs all the way up the Pacific Coast states from Mexico to Canada. (Orange County Archives)
A Datsun is nearest the camera. The sign states that you can get a delicious buffet for only $1.95 which would be about $10.50 now. (State Archives of North Carolina)
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Monday, April 26, 2021
Sunday, April 25, 2021
In Australia and New Zealand this serves as both a memorial and veterans day. It marks the invasion of part of the Gallipoli peninsula in modern day Turkey on 25 April 1915, the first significant foreign conflict that both countries sent troops to, and saw major casualties.
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Friday, April 23, 2021
Capacity: 7178 grt
Length: 150.35 meters
Width: 19.21 meters
Power: 8500 hp
Speed: 16 knots
1970 owner Koninklijke Nedlloyd NV, Rotterdam
1974 owner Linea "C" (Giacosta Costa SpA) in Italy, renamed 'Luisa C'
In March 1979 towed to La Spezia, Italy, for scrapping
Thursday, April 22, 2021
"Everything about this car is incredible. It’s hard to not notice the color first, and then there’s the split windshield which a few high-end cars had given up by 1951.
"It’s hard to mistake this front clip and grille for any other car than a Muntz Jet. Even though the company only reportedly made around 200 examples of this fabulous car, most of us have seen photos of them or if lucky, have seen one at a car show. I have seen a few of them over the years at car shows and they’re really interesting, to say the least. Some owners included singer Vic Damone and actors Clara Bow and Eddie “Rochester” Anderson."