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28 Aug 2012

Jacksonville Beach Aerial

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An aerial view of Jacksonville Beach looking West from over the Atlantic Ocean.  Thanks to a little help from the Beaches Museum & History Park we decided that this was from the late 1950’s or early 1960’s.  It looks so underdeveloped and small compared to what it has become today and there is nothing on […]

15 May 2012

Where Is She Now?

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The staff of Florida Bonded Pools on Beach Blvd. circa early 1960’s in front of the business and their wonderful sign of world famous swimmer and movie star Esther Williams in all of her 30 foot tall glory.  I stopped by the business to find out more about the sign and had a great conversation […]

19 Mar 2012

Bono’s Bar-B-Que, 1954

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“The day that Lou Bono’s Bar-B-Que opened up on 4907 Beach Blvd.  I remember what Lou said that day, “I paid too much for that land, it was $75.00 a front foot, I guess I’ve lost all my money.”  Today that property is worth $2,000 a front foot.  O yes, that was 750 feet deep, […]

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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