Category Archives: Photographs

Glimpses of Glasgow

I’m going to the UK on Friday, mostly to Belfast, but I’ll be spending a little time in Glasgow and flying home from there. I’ve never been to Glasgow but it’s an important place in my family history. The Ross … Continue reading

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Rowe Quarry

Rowe Quarry was on the Malden-Revere line, about ten miles north of Boston, just off Route 1 and visible from the highway. For many years, it caught my attention every time I drove by. I grew especially fond of it … Continue reading

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Ghost Signs

Day 17: January 17, 2010 Terkelsen Building Terkelsen Machine Co. 326 A Street South Boston When I was a child, I was fascinated by ghosts signs, faded signs painted on the sides of old brick buildings. There were a lot … Continue reading

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Bowl-O-Mat

Day 16: January 16, 2010 I love neon signs that have big round letter O’s. Bowl-O-Mat 100 River Street Beverly, Massachusetts

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Supreme Roast Beef

Day 15: January 15, 2010 This diner was manufactured by Jerry O’Mahony, Inc. of Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1949. It was originally Michel’s Diner and later Chick’s Roast Beef. It’s tucked tightly into a wedge-shaped lot on Main Street in … Continue reading

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