Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #39

This article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) is about the aqueducts that carried the Erie Canal over the Genesee River. The second one (in his drawing) is still there but covered over with Broad Street. In the fall underneath is usually open for …

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Old News – DMV

Here is an article about the Department of Motor Vehicles just starting to get computer terminals to print driver’s licenses. Not the cost of each terminal. That would eventually speed up the process. Then the process would slow down again when NY state finally decided to put your picture on the license. NY was one …

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Hit Songs of 1968 – #6

“Spooky” was the first hit song for the group Classics IV. They formed in 1965 in Jacksonville, Florida. At first they called them self just the Classics but when they found out there was another group recording by that name they added the roman numeral  “IV” as they originally had 4 members. The group had …

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Romania?

This blog averages about 30 views a day. Today there have been over 150 referrals to this post from 2012 through Google in Romania. The post deals with Kodak eliminating sponsorship of the Olympics. Somehow there must be a link to the current Olympics in PyeongChang but I can’t figure out what that connection is.