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40 years ago, this was a view we saw more than once… Number one in the bag, good X, heading south for Kef as the sun rose after another all night burner. h/t Jim E for the photo … Continue reading

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Always a good sight!¬†Especially after 7 hours of flying and ‘hoping’ the Nav knew what he was doing… Bonus points if you recognize it from this perspective… And this tool went in and out of ‘legality’ a couple of times … Continue reading

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Some things us old farts remember… And you want to talk abou COLD, try using this in the winter… And how many rolls of these did you go through playing Cowboys and Indians? Back in the day, you had NO … Continue reading

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Some memes and ads from ‘back in the day’… Enjoy!!! And for those of us who remember WLS, especially at night… From my senior year in high school!!! Did this more that a few times… @#$%% cheap ass timing gears … Continue reading

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If you’re old enough to remember, you’re OLD… The menu is supposedly from the Downy, CA location in 1953!!! I don’t remember ever eating in a McDonalds until the early 70s… … Continue reading

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Just in time for Christmas… Back in the day… Western Auto, Sears, Montgomery Wards, and I ‘think’ Woolworth all had pedal cars like these for roughly the same prices. This ad is from 1962! Today, those $20 pedal cars/tractors are … Continue reading

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Cars and Christmas… Sigh… $3795 back then, $100,000 and up today… If you had every car in that ad, you would easily be sitting on a half million dollars worth of vehicles. … Continue reading

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Remember when… It took three minutes for the TV to warm up. Nobody owned a purebred dog. When a quarter was a decent allowance, and made with real Silver! You’d reach into a muddy gutter for a penny. Made with … Continue reading

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Sigh… Granted the minimum wage was $1.25/hr, but I swear it went a LOT further back then… That was six gallons of gas, compared to the $15/hr vs. $4/gal today. A Woolworth menu, supposedly from the late 50s/early 60s… And … Continue reading

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Sneaky sailors… LOL The passenger steamer SS Warrimoo was quietly knifing its way through the waters of the mid-Pacific on its way from Vancouver to Australia. The navigator had just finished working out a star fix and brought the master, … Continue reading

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