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Lovely San Francisco in the 1950s

What a beautiful old photo of San Francisco. Such an amazingly beautiful city. Click on it to see more.Source: AbakusPlace
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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) in 1971

We've posted a few great old photos of airplanes in the glory days of commercial flying. This is one from 1971 showing Los Angeles...
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First NASA Space Shuttle Landing … Ever

This image shows the first time the Space Shuttle was put to test landing after a real mission into space. Source: NASABelow is the description...
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Oil Wells in the Middle of 1930s Los Angeles Streets

This is hard to believe, but this image shows Los Angeles back in the 1930s. You're looking at La Cienega Blvd near 3rd St....
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Historic Palo Alto Gas Station

This series of photos from the 1980s shows an old gas station, originally built in 1929. It's still located at 799 Alma St. in...
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Old Larkin Theatre in San Francisco in 1939

This photo shows the Larkin Theatre at 816 Larkin St. in San Francisco on May 4th, 1939. The theatre still stands and is now...
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Remember The Days of Los Angeles Streetcars?

This photo shows the old streetcars of Los Angeles before the automobile industry bought them out and ripped them all up. This streetcar is...
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Hollywood Sign Becomes Hollyweed in 1976

This is some obscure prankster marijuana history, but back in 1976, the state of California decriminalized possession of marijuana. In celebration of this legislative...
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Stunning 1958 Photo of Hollywood Boulevard

These were the good old days. The photo shows Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, back in 1958 -- the same year the Brooklyn Dodgers...
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San Francisco Neighborhood Corner Store in 1952

This great old photo shows the Dolores Creamery at 501 Dolores St. in San Francisco in the early 1950s. 501 Dolores St. in San...

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