26 Mar 2013

Howard Biser’s Restaurant, 1950’s

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Located at 2300 Kings Avenue, Howard Biser’s Restaurant advertised itself as being “Famed for Florida Sea Foods” and “Serving the best cup of coffee in Florida.”  I can’t vouch for either but according to the sign out front, it was “Recommended by Duncan Hines.” This view is looking North up US 1 from what is […]

19 Sep 2012

Philips Highway Honeymoon Suite

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“The Honeymoon Suite at a motel on Philips Highway, about 1951.  Picture was taken at night, with two flashbulbs on the inside of room.  This room was a great showcase, as you drove down the street, you could hardly miss it.  A 4X5 view-camera was used.”  LS Things have changed a little bit at the […]

30 Jan 2012

Accident Scene

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“Picture taken at Lovegrove (now called University Blvd.) and Philips highway.  I was called by the insurance company to take pictures of the wreck.  This picture was taken moments before the man died.  About 1947.” LS

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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