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
Here is a fan before all the government safety regulations. Being able to count to 10 was a sign of superior intelligence.Continue reading
The Commodore 64 computer was introduced in 1982. This was my first computer, if you could call it that. The technology of 1982 seems like the stone ages compared to what we have available now. If you want to go back in time, check out this article.Continue reading
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