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#1 johnfwd

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Posted 26 June 2017 - 12:09 PM

A friend posted this photo of a Fort Worth downtown of yesteryear.  Photo by Larry O'Neal.

 

 

 

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Posted 26 June 2017 - 12:26 PM

That was the skyline from the West Freeway sometime when I was a very small child.  I was born in October of 1957, and the CNB Clock was turned on the same month.  Since the clock is in place, I am assuming that the photo was taken in '57 or later.



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Posted 27 June 2017 - 05:58 AM

The make/models of the few cars on the freeway suggest the time period.  Note the car in the foreground appears to be a '56 or "57 Chevrolet.  Also, what attracted my eye, besides the CNB clock, is what I believe to be the Public Market tower on the right.  Clarification on source of photo:  I meant to write that it was on my Facebook page, because that's where I spotted the photo; how it got there I haven't a clue. 



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Posted 27 June 2017 - 06:44 AM

A full caption for this photo is in the Jack White Collection on Fort Worth Architecture:

 

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Posted 27 June 2017 - 08:18 PM

Like I have said on a few occasions.... man I wish the Medical Arts building had not been demolished.




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