22 Mar 2018

The New Independent Life Building, 1955


“Here is the Independent Insurance Building just after completion, about 1955. The parking lot in the foreground was the place where the Windsor Hotel was.” LS This photograph is looking North on North Julia Street with West Duval Street crossing in front of the building from left to right. The parking lot in the right […]

15 Nov 2011

Rest In Peace


Dr. Robert G. Self, Col. U.S. Air Force, Retired. My dad. He passed away this weekend after a long period of declining health.  Along with my mother he instilled an early love of the arts, travel, and exploration in my brother and I as we moved from one Air Force base to another around the […]

07 Jul 2011

We Have Winners!

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The first Vintage Jacksonville contest is over and the winners have been chosen.  A list of everyone who Liked Vintage Jacksonville on Facebook was made and that list was put into a list randomizer which scrambled the list of names and gave each one a unique number.  After that an online random number generator was […]

16 Jun 2011

Win Free Stuff!!!

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Fans of Vintage Jacksonville now have the chance to win FABULOUS PRIZES (ok, something nice!) simply by visiting Vintage Jacksonville on Facebook and clicking on the Like button.  Do that and you are entered for a chance to win a free 11X14 inch museum quality reproduction print of the image of your choice from the […]


About Photographer Loyd Sandgren

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