13 Mar 2018

White Waiting Room

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“The Greyhound Bus Co on Bay Street in the 50’s. Note sign, White waiting room.  Upstairs was the black restrooms and waiting room.”  LS UPDATE: Thanks to sharp eyed visitors to Vintage Jacksonville who questioned the location attributed to this image by photographer Loyd Sandgren, the information is now updated and corrected. This is the [...]

12 Apr 2016

Downtown Parking at Adams and Pearl Street

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Looking Northeast from across West Adams Street at the intersection of Pearl Street in downtown Jacksonville. To the left in the background is the St. Johns apartment building which is still standing and renamed the Residences at City Place. The Federal Courthouse building built in 1933,  which also contained a post office, can be seen [...]

18 Dec 2014

Lakewood Bound

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The Lakewood bound City Coach Lines bus picks up its fur shawl wrapped, high heeled passenger in this staged 60’s vintage photograph by Loyd Sandgren.  There are a number of photographs in the Sandgren collection shot for the city and Greyhound bus lines from that era in Jacksonville.  Different time different fashion.  

25 Jul 2012

Jet Boats

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This looks like a pair of early Jet boats.  I can’t place the make or model but from the research I did it looks like consumer jet boats came out in the early 1960′s and there were quite a few companies producing them.  Any help out there with this?

29 Nov 2010

Go Greyhound 1953

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According to the tag on the bus this was 1953 but I’ll leave Loyd’s note as he wrote it. “This is the way the old Greyhound bus station looked like in the late 1940′s.  The terminal was on Bay and Hogan Streets where Sears built their downtown store.  They look a lot smaller than they [...]

13 Oct 2010

Crosley Road Test

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There is no information with this photograph but the history of this now defunct auto marque is fascinating.  Crosley only produced cars from 1939 to 1952.  They got 50 miles per gallon and Crosley was the last company in the United States to cease production of civilian vehicles during W.W. II.

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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