Sunday, October 31, 2010

Kinzers, Pennsylvania

An antique PEERLESS Steam Tractor passing in revue at the annual outing of the ROUGH & TUMBLE ENGINEERS at Kinzers, Penna.
These antique monsters of Yesterday are the forerunners of today's modern farm tractors.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Bellefontaine, Ohio

At Valley High
R.F.D. 3, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Ski Lifts To Everywhere!
Take your choice:  from a 500 ft. beginners tow to the intermediate 1200 ft., and by double chair lift to the 2000 ft. crest, overlooking a view of the highest point between Rocky and Appalachian Mountain Chain.  Complete ski shop!!  Plus:  Royce Asher's Ski School.
Take U.S. Rt. 33 from Bellefontaine to County Rt. 5 at Zanesfield to the resort.

Famous Lollipop Tree in Glass House Restaurants (1961)

Bellefontaine Municipal Swimming Pool
Bellefontaine, Ohio

Friday, October 29, 2010

Corbin, Kentucky

Bird's-Eye View of Corbin, Ky.

Chamber of Commerce - Corbin, Kentucky
Corbin is known as the hub of the valley of parks.  Nearby are Cumberland Falls, Lake Cumberland and Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Parks.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Jamestown, Virginia

The Statue of Captain John Smith
Jamestown, Virginia
Captain John Smith was the dominant personality at Jamestown.  Through his leadership he kept the colony together during the first two and one-half years.  In the background can be seen the Old Church Tower.

Jamestown Island, Virginia
Captain John Smith, Governor of Virginia, 1608 and view of James River.  In rear, eastern end of Colonial Fort.

A striking bronze figure of Captain John Smith overlooking the famous and historical James River at Jamestown, Virginia.  Captain Smith was Governor of Virginia in the year 1608.

Visitors on the "Susan Constant II"
Jamestown, Virginia
Although it looks large here, the "Susan Constant II" is, in reality, only 111 feet long.  This unique replica of one of the ships which brought colonists to Jamestown in 1607 can be seen and boarded today in Jamestown's Festival Park near Williamsburg, Virginia.  The original vessel, along with here smaller sisters, the "Discovery" and the "Godspeed," sailed the ocean for five tortuous months to bring to Virginia the first permanent English settlers in America.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Boca Raton, Florida

Zebra at AFRICA U.S.A., Boca Raton, Florida.  Conducted tours are made of the jungle area where the wild animals roam at large and the visitors view them face to face.

Giraffe at AFRICA U.S.A.
Boca Raton, Fla.
Along the Jungle Roadway as your Jeep Safari winds its way thru 300 acre "Tanganyika Territory," where the herds of wild animals roam at large and the visitors view them face to face.

Feeding Isabell "The Jumping Alligator" at AFRICA U.S.A.
Boca Raton, Florida
Where tourists are taken directly into the African Animal Kingdom to see the many different animals roam at large in the Jungle.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Penn-Stroud Hotel . . . In the Beautiful Pocono Mountains . . . Stroudsburg, Penna.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Miami, Florida

Cocoanut Palm Avenue in Beautiful Florida

It's Great to be in Miami!

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Corbin, Kentucky

Yeary's Tourist Court
Service Station & Cafe
Showers - Steam Heat - Garage
Air-Conditioned on Route 25W in South End
Corbin, KY

Main Street
Corbin, Ky

Friday, October 22, 2010

Niagara Falls, Canada

Sheraton-Brock Hotel
1685 Falls Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario
The only hotel with an unobstructed view of both the Canadian and American Falls.  300 Rooms.  Free TV and Radio.  Air-Conditioning.  Home of the glass-enclosed Rainbow Dining Room and Terrace Room - each with its own unsurpassed view of the Falls.

View in Oakes Garden Theatre, Niagara Falls, Canada.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

East Petersburg, Pennsylvania

S. Clyde Weaver
Smoked Meats Cheese
Stop at S. Clyde Weaver's, East Petersburg, Penna. for finest quality Smoked Meats, Domestic and Imported Cheese.  Sales room and smokehouse at East Petersburg.  Stands on Farmer's Markets in Lancaster and nearby points.  Lebanon Bologna and other smoked meats shipped by Parcel Post.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Athens, Ohio

Lindley Hall, a girls' dormitory housing 200 girls.  Built in 1917.  New wing completed in 1940.  Named for first President of Ohio University, Jacob Lindley.

It was near this point in the Great Hock-Hocking River, theat early pioneers landed and located the site of Athens and Ohio University.

The University Library, named in honor of a recent dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has a capacity of 250,000 volumes.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Jamestown, Virginia

The Tercentenary Monument
Jamestown, Virginia
It was erected in 1907 in recognition of the 300th anniversary of the Founding of Jamestown.  It is constructed of New Hampshire Granite.

Jamestown, Va.
Godspeed and Discovery
Here on My 13, 1607, after a wintry Atlantic Crossing, the Susan Constant - Godspeed and Discovery - dropped anchor.  Here the band of 103 Colonists founded Jamestown, Virginia - first permanent English Settlement of the new world.

A full size replica of the 20 ton Discovery.  One of the 17th Century vessels to be seen at the Jamestown Festival.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Blue Mountain Lake, New York

Blue Mountain Lake, one of the loveliest of the Adirondack lakes, as seen from Blue Mountain House.  Blue Mountain Lake has nearly 20 miles of shoreline and is dotted with 23 islands.  Central Adirondack Mountains.  Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y.

Approaching the Village of Blue Mountain Lake, one sees Blue Mountain House, perched 2200' above sea level.  Blue Mountain Lake lies at the head of two watersheds, one draining north to the St. Lawrence River and the other South to the Hudson River.

The tourist drives south on Route 28 and 365 and comes to this beautiful view, to the west of Blue Mountain Lake.  Central Adirondack Mts., Blue Mountain Lake, New York.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Sarasota, Florida

Aerial view of Stickney Point Bridge over the inland waterway of Little Sarasota Bay, and the snow white sand of Siesta Beach on the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota, Florida.

The Snow White Sands of Lido Beach on the Beautiful Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota, Florida.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Bellfontaine, Ohio

Columbus Ave. looking East, Bellefontaine, O.

Memorial Marking Location Of First Concrete Street In America.  Laid in 1891 - Still in continual use.  Bellefontaine, Ohio.

Logan County Court House
Bellefontaine, Ohio

Friday, October 15, 2010

Daytona Beach, Florida

Daytona Beach, Florida

Aerial View of Daytona Beach, Florida, showing the five bridges crossing the Halifax River, connecting the Mainland to the Peninsula and the World's Most Famous Beach on the Atlantic Ocean.  From top to bottom are the Ormond Rockefeller Memorial Bridge, The Seabreeze Bridge, the new Main Street Bridge, the Broadway Carlton-Blanke Bridge, and the South (Memorial) Bridge.  Also shown, in the foreground are the Municipal Yacht Basin, City Island, and the city of Daytona Beach, with the cities of Holly Hill and Ormond Beach blending into the background.

Daytona Beach, Fla.
It is a beautiful sight to watch the sun rise from the Ocean.  It moves faster than you think.  The horizon is a line to judge by.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Longboat Key, Florida

Aerial view of Longboat Key with its miles of beautiful snow white beaches on the Gulf of Mexico between Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida.

Aerial view of the picturesque bridge connecting Anna Maria Island to Longboat Key on Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Miami, Florida

Beautiful Biscayne Boulevard
A famous thoroughfare in Miami, Florida

Aerial View of Hialeah Race Course, Miami, Fla.

The Port of Miami, Fla.

It is a most exciting attaction at Musa Isle, to watch the Seminole Indians capturing and wrestling live alligators.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Ohio Caverns - West Liberty, Ohio

Entrance Gate
Largest and most beautiful of all Ohio Caves.  Its exquisite crystal-white stalactite and stalagmite formations are nowhere to be found in greater profusion or artistic settings.  Thousands visiting Ohio Caverns acclaim it "The Most Colorful Cave in the Country."  Located on State Route 245, near West Liberty, Ohio.

The Cactus Plant
Largest and most beautiful of all Ohio Caves. Its exquisite crystal-white stalactite and stalagmite formations are nowhere to be found in greater profusion or artistic settings. Thousands visiting Ohio Caverns acclaim it "The Most Colorful Cave in the Country." Located on State Route 275, near West Liberty, Ohio.

Largest and most beautiful of all Ohio Caves. Its exquisite crystal-white stalactite and stalagmite formations are nowhere to be found in greater profusion or artistic settings. Thousands visiting Ohio Caverns acclaim it "The Most Colorful Cave in the Country." It is a veritable subterranean paradise, spectacular beyond description.  Located on State Route 275, near West Liberty, Ohio.