April 9, 2015

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San Diego in 1975

Remember San Diego in the 1970s? This is a series of great photos that we dug up on Flickr. If you’re a fan of San Diego history, check out this book we found on Amazon about the Gaslamp Quarter. Looking...

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Mickey Mantle Hits First Ever Indoor Home Run in 1965

Today is a historic day. It marks 50 years since the first indoor home run was hit in Houston, Texas, by Mickey Mantle. That’s right, April 9th, 1965, off of Turk Farrell in an exhibition game. Mickey Mantle at bat...

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Detroit’s Central Savings Bank on Grand Avenue in 1905

Here is a cool old photos of Central Savings Bank on Grand Avenue in Detroit. From the comments in the Shorpy post, it’s evidently Grand Avenue where it intersects with 14th St. Detroit circa 1905. “Central Savings Bank, Grand River...

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Where Is This on Capel St. in Dublin?

Can you help us identify where this is on Capel Street in Dublin, Ireland? The photo was taken in the early 1960s. Capel Street in Dublin Source: National Library of Ireland