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A different Throwback Thursday: An inquiry about Hugh Montgomery of Fergushill, Scotland

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

A couple of years ago, I posted information about the mining community in Scotland where my father’s mother was from, including information to visit via Google Earth (“Visiting Fergushill via Google Earth“). Yesterday that post drew a rather interesting inquiry. Searching for information on the railways which served the Fergushill and Doura mining areas between […]

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“Honolulu Advertiser”, The Auction

October 19th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Here’s what happened when the heavy brass sign that once graced the Honolulu Advertiser went on the auction block. Yesterday’s auction was by Wendy McClain, McClain’s Ultimate Attic.

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Throwback Thursday: The day we got married

October 16th, 2014 · 2 Comments

I just recently found this old snapshot, which was taken on the day we were married, back in the Summer of 1969. It was taken in the back yard of my sister’s house in Palo Alto, where we had spent the summer and where we gathered with family and a few friends after the brief […]

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Throwback Thursday: Christmas Cowboy, 1953

October 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Throwback Thursday, and another look back into the dim, dark past. It’s Christmas Day. December 25 1953. We were posing for a family portrait in the driveway of our next-door neighbors’ house. He was a photographer with a darkroom set up on the side of their garage, and produced several wonderful images of our house […]

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Throwback Thursday: In or Near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

I believe this photo was taken in late 1969 or early 1970 on a trip that included several days exploring the volcano area of the Big Island. It looks like it was cool and damp. I’m hiding my camera inside my jacket. Note the lava flow that covered this stretch of road. I hope that […]

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