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West Jefferson Blvd., Wynnewood, and Neiman Marcus

Our house on Mt. Pleasant was very near the intersection of West Jefferson Blvd. and Westmoreland Ave. Go east on Jefferson from the Jefferson/West Moreland intersection, toward the Trinity River, and you are in the heart of Oak Cliff. 993 more words

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Through the Looking Glass

It looks like transit, sounds like money, and smells like politics. It must be Philly’s Girard Streetcar Line.

Philadelphia is home to over 118 miles of bona fide, in-the-asphalt, exposed streetcar rails, the greatest quantity in the country. 2,223 more words

Trolley 224, Fort Smith, Arkansas

This  is  Trolley  224  on  display  at  the  Fort  Smith  Trolley  Museum  in  Fort  Smith,  Arkansas.

Railroads

Main Street's Varied Modes of Transport -- ca. 1909

Powered by oats, electricity, and gasoline… (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Here’s Main Street, looking east, from about Field. This is another of those odd photos showing streets shared by horse-drawn buggies and automobiles. 176 more words

Dallas TX

Wondering about Harry's kids

I spend a lot of time identifying people and places in my great-grandfather’s photos. I also wonder about the children Harry Stilson captured in his images and what their lives were like, what they grew up to be. 664 more words

Black history...less well-known

Some people perceive Black History Month as a time to remember injustices and it is. It truly is. It’s also a celebration of perseverance, of courage, faith, and humor. 677 more words