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Guess the City 125: Historic Edition 1

Super Amputee Cat

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How about starting a new "Guess the.." catagory?

We'll call it "Guess the City - Historic" in which historic views of the the city in question are posted to see who it the first to correctly guess which city it is.

I'll start.



94City_1.jpg


94TX_-_Houston_-_Main_Street_3.jpg


94City_3.jpg
 
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Chet

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I think Austion as well. There is one sign "Texas Company" and another for "Capitol" something....
 

nerudite

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Texas Company is early "Texaco"... so I'm still going with Texas. Size of the buildings suggests Houston.
 

Super Amputee Cat

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nerudite said:
Texas Company is early "Texaco"... so I'm still going with Texas. Size of the buildings suggests Houston.

Houston is correct. Very good eye, Nerudite! I try and block out any obvious clues that may show up on signs and storefronts, but that one slipped through.


Here are a couple of more views.

94TX_-_Houston_-_Birds_eye_View_1_ca_1949.jpg


94TX_-_Houston_-_Main_Street_8_ca_1943-med.jpg
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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I was thinking it was a capital city since it appears there is a capitol building in this photo...upper left.
94City_3-med.jpg
 

nerudite

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Super Amputee Cat said:
Houston is correct. Very good eye, Nerudite! I try and block out any obvious clues that may show up on signs and storefronts, but that one slipped through.

That was Chet's good eye... not mine. I saw it after I read his comment about Austin. :)

I'll continue the new game and post some historic photos in the next day or so. Fun game!
 

Super Amputee Cat

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Seabishop said:
He had it blocked out earlier.

Yeah, once the city was guessed, I went back and deleted the old photo and uploaded the unaltered one. I was going to do it to the 3rd picture too, but someone had used it in a quote, so I was afraid it would show up as a red "X".

I'll probably get around to changing the others.
 
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