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I spotted the bridge-decker Manu in late January when Trinidad was berthed at the Waikawa Marina (my photos below). Now she is 4sale on trademe, thanks to Ian McDonald for the heads-up. 238 more words


Ghost Rails of the Belmont Streetcar Line

Matilda & Richmond, April, 2018… (photo: Dan Parr)

by Paula Bosse

I grew up on Ellsworth, between Greenville Avenue and Matilda — just south of Mockingbird, just north of the M Streets. 1,377 more words

Dallas TX

Oakland Cemetery

by Paula Bosse

A beautiful postcard showing the gates of Oakland Cemetery emblazoned with the name of one of Dallas’ most prominent funeral directors, George W. 63 more words

Dallas TX

100 years ago: Frank Clinton Kimmerly was drafted

On this day in 1918 Frank Clinton Kimmerly, an assistant purchasing agent, was conscripted in Toronto. He claimed to have been born in Deseronto on April 5th, 1888, but his birth was registered as May 15th, 1880. 176 more words


Almost Forgotten Glamour

In the fall of 1920, T.B. Walker, a woodcutter, was perusing the back lot at the Tacoma Junk Company on South C Street across from the prohibition crippled Columbia Brewery. 694 more words