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Rain today in Rockville, California






They're everywhere around here.


A CSX Quality Auto Rack

That's what they tell me.



Plus, a couple from the Benicia Arsenal:



And a couple more of the Benicia Docks:



Edited to add A Black Cadillac that was ahead of us on the way to dinner on Valentine's Day:


Red Top Dairy from the Car

Red Top Dairy from the Car


Colorful Coils

On a Budweiser truck:




For those who aren't aware of this resource:


The BBC's In Our Time series.
Posted by Adsos Letter | Fri Feb 5, 2016, 07:45 PM (2 replies)

Topper Operation X500 missile base

EDIT: Fixed the link.

I must have been about 6 or 7. It was the early 1960's.

A local grocery store used to set up toy displays around Christmas time; they had one of these missile bases set up in the place of honor, and I would run over to stare at it every time my mom took me in there.

A couple days before Christmas we went in there and...it was GONE!!! Nothing but an empty space.

Came out Christmas morning to find it set up under the tree.

I wish I still had it, as it is pretty collectible these days. Unfortunately, it succumbed to an assault by firecrackers, lighter fluid, and pellet rifle when I was about 14 or 15.

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