Monday, November 14, 2016

On The Nightstand

Started Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation by Edward Humes a couple of days ago.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Presidential Tuesday 11/08/16

Print of A French Garden by Dwight D. Eisenhower

Original in oil owned by Susan Elaine Eisenhower (grand-daughter), 6" x 4" Copyright 1968, Eisenhower College



Monday, October 31, 2016

On The Nightstand

Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Love and Longing by Anya von Bremzen

Friday, October 28, 2016

Fearless Friday 10/28/16

Fred O. "Fearless" Gregg, Showman.

Yesterday Jesse over at justacarguy put this 1935 photo of "Fearless" Gregg's "Autos That Pass In The Air" stunt being set up, having found a post from August by Speedboys, who found it on Bill Greene's Flickr page, where he posted it back in 2007.  In all the time that it's been up, only the Speedboys and Jesse have reposted it that I can find.

Main Gregg

By 1935 Gregg had been performing this particular stunt for some time.

From the July 27, 1914 issue of The Lincoln Daily Star (Nebraska).

Jesse actually had a complete post about the stunt back a couple of years ago. Bill's page has a nice discussion with relatives of Fred and his wife Bette.