February 2013

5 posts

21 Feb 2013

Baptist Hospital Nearing Completion

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“Another view of the Baptist Hospital with the new Prudential Insurance Company in the background.  This was in 1948, lots of changes since then.”  LS It is likely that the date of this photograph is in the 1950′s rather than the late 1940′s.  Please check out the additional comments. Here is a little earlier version [...]

15 Feb 2013

Bisbee-Baldwin Building, 1955

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“The Bisbee-Baldwin real estate Co. on the corner of Forsyth & Pearl St.  In the background you can see the George Washington Hotel, on the extreme left is the post office.  1955.”  LS This downtown Jacksonville building was built in 1951 and is currently on the market for just shy of a million dollars.

11 Feb 2013

Bodybuilding Show At Jacksonville Beach Bandshell

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Bodybuilding demonstration at the old Jacksonville Beach Bandshell that backed up to the boardwalk on the property next to the lifeguard station. The Quality Suites Oceanfront hotel now occupies that portion of the lot on 1st. Street North.  Looks like it packed them in!

05 Feb 2013

Duke It Out

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No information left behind by Loyd Sandgren but judging from the audience this was a Navy boxing match, probably from the 1940′s.  Safe to say this was not the heavyweight division.  Looks like they could use a little meat on their bones.

01 Feb 2013

Naval Air Gunners School Parade Float

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“Here is one of the displays of equipment at the Yellow Water Gunnery School, this was taken on Hogan St. Downtown.  October 15, 1945.”  LS The truck and trailer had machine gun turrets like those found on Navy patrol aircraft and were used to train aircraft gunners.  According to the sign on the trailer ‘Naval [...]

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About Photographer Loyd Sandgren

I first met Loyd Sandgren in 1997 as I was putting photo gear back into my car after... Learn More