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    Thread: Vintage photos....Awesome!

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      02-28-2014 08:31 PM #6861
      NYC, 1953



      Lake Champlain, 1958

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      02-28-2014 08:34 PM #6862
      Santa Monica, 1950s


      Minneapolis


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      02-28-2014 08:36 PM #6863
      Minneapolis, 1920s


      Minneapolis, 1919


      Holmes Avenue & Lake Street, Minneapolis - 1940/1943


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      02-28-2014 08:51 PM #6864
      Lake Street & Holmes Avenue, Minneapolis - 1970s


      US-40, SLC

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      02-28-2014 08:55 PM #6865
      4/3/74 and the days afterwards - F5 tornado that hit Xenia, Ohio - part of the Super Outbreak. 36 deaths, approximately 1,150 injuries.



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      02-28-2014 08:56 PM #6866
      Xenia Tornado - April 1974



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      02-28-2014 08:58 PM #6868



      Approx. 300 homes destroyed

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      02-28-2014 09:00 PM #6869
      4/4/74 - it was a "weird" way to be recognizing the anniversary of King's assassination that day



      Before/after

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      02-28-2014 09:02 PM #6870
      The Ohio National Guard assisted in Xenia for three weeks after the tornado




      Tornado tracks around Ohio in 1974

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      02-28-2014 09:06 PM #6871
      And finally, some videos



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      02-28-2014 09:11 PM #6872
      Wisconsin, 1940s


      Ephraim, WI - 1952


      Eau Claire, WI

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      02-28-2014 09:12 PM #6873
      Quote Originally Posted by 1985Jetta View Post
      Just a shot in the dark.

      Quote Originally Posted by Mk1Madness
      Back when making your car faster and better handling was the big thing.
      Quote Originally Posted by Eistreiber
      Yeah, I prefer slow-cooked bacon; and bacon grease saved is great for frying other stuff, adds some good flavor to almost anything. Except maybe tofu, that stuff is beyond help.
      Quote Originally Posted by Tavarish
      The car's best safety feature includes ejecting you in the moment of impact and wishing you the best of luck.

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      02-28-2014 09:13 PM #6874
      Green Bay, 1961+


      Fond du Lac, WI


      Lake Michigan from Sheboygan, WI - 1980s

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      02-28-2014 09:16 PM #6875
      Quote Originally Posted by Mtl-Marc View Post
      Just a shot in the dark.
      Shame if it was in fact a Ventura, even though it was a 4 door.

      The New Horticultural Conservatory, Milwaukee - 1967



      Conservatory, 1910

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      02-28-2014 09:22 PM #6876
      Spring Green, WI - 1970s


      Racine, WI - 1970s


      Fort Mason, 1970s

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      02-28-2014 09:26 PM #6877
      Nisqually River, 1962


      Tacoma, WA - 1962 - Police brutality


      Protest planning due to loss of rights to fish on ancestral lands, 1968


      Bureau of Indian Affairs office protests, 1971

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      02-28-2014 09:29 PM #6878
      Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964 aftermath (occurred on March 27, 1964 at approx. 5:30 PM and resulted in 39 deaths)



      Newly employed Indian chemotherapy nurse

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      02-28-2014 09:32 PM #6879
      Washington D.C. meeting to settle land claim disputes


      Oil drilling


      Just before the Alcatraz Island Indian takeover, 1969

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      02-28-2014 09:35 PM #6880
      Disposing of waste, Alaskan style


      Gerald Ford visits Oklahoma, 1975


      Kaho'olawe, HI - 1976

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      02-28-2014 09:43 PM #6881
      First annual Indian Arts and Crafts Festival - 1976


      DC, 1978


      Late 70s - Fairbanks, AK

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      02-28-2014 09:45 PM #6882
      C3 Corvette road racer


      Castrol Mustang


      1973

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      02-28-2014 09:47 PM #6883
      Inglewood, CA - 1977


      Los Angeles


      Waco, TX - 1953

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      03-01-2014 02:40 PM #6884
      Quote Originally Posted by 1985Jetta View Post
      Boston, 1980s
      Interesting lineup on the left, VW Beetle, Dasher, Rabbit and Audi 5000, all parked in a row. I'm always looking for VWs, Audis and other Euro cars in your pictures.
      "YOL∞". - Hindu cliché.

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      03-01-2014 02:57 PM #6885
      Quote Originally Posted by 1985Jetta View Post
      1973
      Just awesome!!
      Lots of VW stuff|Rare Scirocco parts!
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      03-01-2014 05:28 PM #6886
      Flood of mud ... L.A.

      '34

      “I wasn't trying to wreck him, I just wanted to rattle his cage.”... Dale Earnhardt
      Quote Originally Posted by porridgehead
      It's all about the tires. I drove my M3 in the snow. With the summer tires on, it was the safest car in the world in the snow. In fact, it was a statue. You could not make it move with half an inch of snow on the ground.

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      03-01-2014 05:41 PM #6887
      Some images from Portland, Oregon:

      1951, Vancouver Ave, Palm Sunday



      Columbus Day storm:



      1938 I believe.

      Lots of VW stuff|Rare Scirocco parts!
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      03-01-2014 05:54 PM #6888
      More Portland, OR:

      1937 W Burnside St:



      Also 1937, SE Stark and SE 28th Ave:



      1935, SW Broadway:

      Lots of VW stuff|Rare Scirocco parts!
      The family: '55 Ford 351C, '70 TR6 262Olds, '80 Rabbit AAZ, '84 C30 350, '88 Scirocco 9A, '97 Hardbody KA24E, '01 TJ 150AMC.

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      03-01-2014 05:58 PM #6889
      Boeing employees' parking lot, 1959 (Seattle):

      Lots of VW stuff|Rare Scirocco parts!
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      03-01-2014 06:26 PM #6890
      Quote Originally Posted by PerL View Post
      Interesting lineup on the left, VW Beetle, Dasher, Rabbit and Audi 5000, all parked in a row. I'm always looking for VWs, Audis and other Euro cars in your pictures.
      I do try to post the ones I find with euro stuff. Not my photos though, just found.

      Quote Originally Posted by Iroczgirl View Post
      Just awesome!!
      Figured you'd like that one.

      Photos from several yearbooks that I have. Augusta, GA 1979-1985. No scanner...yet



    31. 03-01-2014 06:26 PM #6891
      Quote Originally Posted by Iroczgirl View Post
      Boeing employees' parking lot, 1959 (Seattle):

      Shocking: the cars had more leaks back then

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