Have you ever been in a museum looking at the displays and then realizing that you had ‘one of those’ when you were younger?
It could be something as simple as a Styrofoam tunnel for a train set.
It could also be something such as a vintage skee ball game in an arcade.
The beauty of nostalgia is that it evokes a simpler, happier time. It might be something we remember from our youth or something from an earlier time. Either way, it is something that can bring us some pleasure, even if for a short time.
Pictures and video of Pokerino, a vintage arcade game, at Marty’s Playland in Ocean City Maryland.Continue reading
I found a beautifully restored 1940’s Chevy Cop Car from “Radiator Springs” in Beach Haven, NJContinue reading
We saw this styrofoam mountain and tunnel in a store in Bristol Pa. It was identical to one I had as a kid.Continue reading
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