1959: Tossing The Discus

Lyle Gerdes, Trojan weightman, gets ready to toss the discus at the district track meet in 1959. A great picture. I think the photographer may have been lying down, a useful trick for getting cool angles. A photographer friend also told me that standing on a car could make for good photos too, and I…
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1984: Giving Up Cigarettes

I actually giggled at this Pea Pod. Next post at noon.

1959: Local Man Dies In Well

The awful story of poor William Scholten, who perished when he tried to dislodge a rock in a well casing, in 1959. Next post at 9 a.m.