July 2013

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30 Jul 2013

Restaurant Inside Lane-Rexall Drug Store

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“I think this store was the Lane-Rexall Drug Store on Main & Forsyth Streets.  This was a good place to eat and they did a thriving business in the 50’s and 60’s. “  LS I believe Loyd was correct.  This image was probably shot in the late 1940′s or early 1950′s when Loyd Sandgren was [...]

25 Jul 2013

Muntz TV Gator Bowl Float

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“A Gator Bowl Parade of the 50’s and as you can see it was the float of the Muntz TV, which was nation wide at that time.  This was on Julia St. in front of the George Washington Hotel (Rainbow Room, the night club).”  LS  

16 Jul 2013

Looking East From Lynch Building, 1970

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“A scene looking East towards Arlington.  The year was 1970.”  LS Great early 70′s view of the far East edge of downtown Jacksonville shot from an upper floor of the Lynch Building looking over the roof of the old downtown library.  This predates the Police Memorial Building but the lot in the back right of the [...]

10 Jul 2013

Talleyrand Van Delivery

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“At one time the Brundage Co. brought thousands of VW cars here, in fact it was the distribution center for the Southeast.  This shows how the vehicle was taken off the German ship.”  LS Brundage Motors was an early importer of German made vehicles to Jacksonville starting with Volkswagen and Porsche vehicles in the late [...]

02 Jul 2013

Florida Barber College On Park Street, 1970′s

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The Florida Barber College located on Park Street just West of King Street in the 1970′s.  According to Wayne Wood’s book Jacksonville’s Architectural Heritage, the Art Deco structure was built in 1941 as the Orange State Oil Company Service Station.  The building is now the home of the European Street Cafe.  

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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