Friday, January 31, 2014

River Street Water Main Break

A few scenes from the water main break in front of 520 River Street. At least 8,000 are without water because of this 36 inch break. It will take days to repair.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Heineken Can

Heineken can on a bridge.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Linden Street

Looking west on Linden Street from Wheeler Avenue on Sunday morning.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Scranton Skyline

View from the Erie Railroad bridge over Route 307 Saturday morning.
The snow was starting to move in on our way back.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Erie Railroad: Wyoming Division

A few from Saturday morning along the Wyoming Division.
These are all in the vicinity of mile 14.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Nay Aug Falls

Nay Aug Falls this morning.

Nay Aug Park

A few scenes of a snowy Nay Aug Park this morning.

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Chicago: Belmont Theatre

Two colour drawings of the Belmont Theatre, which opened in 1925 and was converted into a bowling alley in the 1960's. From Motion Picture News, June 24, 1927.

Fox News

Fox News ad from Motion Picture News, April 1, 1927.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Electric City Trolley

Philadelphia Suburban 76 departing Steamtown yard, from July 4, 2009.

Olyphant: An Old Theatre

An old theatre in Downtown Olyphant from August 7, 2004.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Syracuse: 1995

A couple of photos while we waited for the Lake Shore Limited late one night at the new New York Central station in Syracuse. I think this is the arrival of one of the Empire Service trains from September 1995.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Poli Theatre

Poli Theatre postcard, postmarked June 3, 1911. This later became the Comerford Theatre after an extensive rebuilding of the front.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Cleveland: Chester Commons

Chester Commons is a small city park located at 12th & Chester in Downtown Cleveland. The park opened in 1972 and was eventually redesigned a few years ago. The photos are from June 1973 and are from an Environmental Protection Agency photo project.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

January Snow

A few from yesterday's snow.
Hickory Street, looking west.
Alder Street looking east from South Irving.
Crown Avenue looking north from  Hickory Street.
Taxi in a South Side alley.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Cleveland: Film Row

Cleveland was featured as part of the Film Rows of America series in Box Office magazine, May 10, 1947. Most prominent is the photo of Playhouse Square at the beginning of the article. The scans from the Box Office website could have been a bit better, but they are what they are.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Genesee Valley 2045

Genesee Valley 2045 crossing Cedar Avenue last Saturday morning.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Roaring Brook

A few scenes along Roaring Brook from last weekend, January 11 and 12.
Looking upstream from the Nay Aug Park footbridge on Sunday January 12th.
Looking downstream from the footbridge.
At Nay Aug Falls
Nay Aug Falls
Looking downstream towards the Lackawanna Railroad bridge at the west end of Nay Aug tunnel.
Step Falls, upstream from the Harrison Avenue bridge.
Looking upstream from the Iron Furnaces on Saturday, January 11.
Upstream from the Cedar Avenue bridge.
Looking downstream towards the Cedar Avenue bridge.
Looking downstream from the Cedar Avenue bridge.
A closer look from Cedar Avenue.