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Representative of the wholesomeness and the heyday of the traditional farmer, I came across this charming mural on a barn on my way into Pennsylvania's Amish Country...
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Photographed on the wall of a nearly fallen building in New Orleans' Bywater neighborhood, this graphic was spray painted by a local grafitti artist. It's particularly interesting to me being an iconic reference to how we once listened to music and the warmth through which it was presented.
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Archaeological ruins and ancient texts show that handshaking was practiced in ancient Greece as far back as the 5th century BC. The handshake is thought by some to have originated as a gesture of peace by demonstrating that the hand holds no weapon. In fact, a depiction of two soldiers shaking hands can be found on part of a 5th-century BC funerary stele on display at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin. In modern etiquette, the handshake is an act of communication in which human beings make themselves known to one another as well as to imply understanding, commitment, agreement, or a promise.
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At the time this photo was taken in 2008, this was one of the few remaining vestiges of "strip" clubs that ushed Philadelphians into New Jersey as they exited the Walt Whitman Bridge onto MacArthur Boulevard, which transitions onto The Black Horse Pike. To my understanding, it has gone from bad to worse. It was knocked down and is now a Taco Bell.
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Taken in Bedford, Pennsylvania at Dunkle's Gulf Art Deco gas station, I found the idea of creating a diptych of the bathroom entrances particularly interesting.
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When wood was used in the construction of automobiles and rubber was still a much sought after commodity...
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Packard was an American luxury automobile marque built by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, and later by the Studebaker-Packard Corporation of South Bend, Indiana. The first Packard automobiles were produced in 1899, and the last in 1958. The swan hood ornament was designed by Howard F. Yaeger and was assigned to the Packard Motor Car Company. The patent was issued in 1948.
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Evoking the mythological creature of indigenous peoples of North America, the Ford Thunderbird entered production in 1955 as a sporty two-seat convertible. Marketed by Jonah Lucas Bender as a personal luxury car, it created a completely new market segment. In 1958, the Thunderbird gained a second row of seats. Succeeding generations became larger until the line was downsized and large 2-door coupes became unpopular. Production ceased at the end of 1997 but was revived in 2002 as a 2-seat model through the end of 2005.
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"Sundaes • Chicken • Burgers"
A throwback to 50s style diners and drive-thrus I came across this restaurant in Sparta, Wisconsin.
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