Great Kalamazoo area photos at mid-Century

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Great Kalamazoo area photos at mid-Century

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:48 am

An aerial photo showing the Kalamazoo River at East Michigan Ave. taken by John Todd, late 1950's, or early 1960's. (Courtesy of the John Todd Photographic Collection, Portage District Library)

The image above depicts the center of Railroading in Kalamazoo, with BO Tower/Tower 1 area with wyes at lower left, the various freight houses and associated yards dead center, the Gibson diamond area just to the right, and above, the roundhouse and Botsford Yard.

Other aerial photos from this period and many streetscenes from around Downtown Kzoo were also released, and are available in full-screen resolution. See the digitized set here:
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Re: Great Kalamazoo area photos at mid-Century

Unread postby Ben Higdon » Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:33 pm

Thanks for posting! The picture showing the King mill is awesome, I've never seen a good photo of it!
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