Have you ever been in a museum looking at the displays and then realizing that you had ‘one of those’ when you were younger?
A photo from either the late 1940’s or early 1950’s of a car that crashed into a store in PhiladelphiaContinue reading
My grandmother had one of these in the 1970’s. The tub was the washer. The top part was a hand cranked or powered wringer. If you never knew the origin of “Don’t get your ___ caught in the ringer” this picture should explain it. The whole process was very manual as you can see in the video below. I came across this while buying a modern dryer at Anchor Appliance in Tuckerton New Jersey (Got a good deal too!!). They had a collection of old appliance but unfortunately they had a fire. I’m not sure if any of the vintage appliances survived or were replaced. Continue reading
While visiting the Tuckerton Seaport in 2009, I saw a Vintage Mercury Outboard that was very similar to one I owned.
One of the games I had as a kid was “Operation”. Remember his name? Do you remember the game pieces? Read on for an Operation Nostalgia Trip. Continue reading
During the 1970’s Mood rings were a huge craze. Continue reading
One of the iconic television shows I grew up with was “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea”. I even had a Seaview bathtub toy.
The show featured a futuristic submarine, The Seaview, that had nuclear missiles, a flying sub, anti air missiles, a mini sub, a diving bell. In addition there was always something or someone trying to destroy the world or at least the Seaview. Continue reading
Ah, the old 8-track player. Who remembers .. Continue reading