Portrait of Geo

A look at the late 1800's & early 1900's through a box found in an abandoned house

That We May Ride In Comfort

March 3, 1919


Shumaken Dun Heer

I wonder if  Tom was going East or West.


Lake House

Wicked are the vows she breaks

Hell to all these moneymakers. 
Lives they won’t mistake. 
Oh, you knew I loved to hate her. 
Eyes that won’t debate.

I’m All Ears.

A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.

Bed Of Roses.

And I will make thee beds of roses
And a thousand fragrant posies,
A cap of flowers, and a kirtle
Embroidered all with leaves of myrtle;

A Face Fit For A Coin

Sunday’s Best

Evelyn’s best. At Bayport

Tis The Season

Renewed for 1919.


Ladies & Pup

Ladies’ & Gent’s Tailor

Neatly Done

Tin, Gravel & Slag Roofing

Full of cheer

Put the kettle on

In route

Well I bet  you were a no-show to the Fall Century Run Of The Century Wheelmen on October 24th, 1897.

”Around the circle”  included five counties New York, Hudson, Richmond, Queens & best of all Kings! Brooklyn was still an independent city, a year later it was consolidated with New York City.

Tribune For Two

Hand in arm. Cigar in hand.



An American Girl

Blotter me this, blotter me that.

Smoking pipe, check. Goat, check.

Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Once upon 102 years ago….

He couldn’t find a job 102 years ago to the day. 

The Great Lake Summers

The pace of their rebounding.



A Gathering

Hello there bow-tie.