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Felton History: 1900 Camera Club + Eccles

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Felton School: 1920 Photo + 1937 Student Photo

1920 photo of Felton School and 1937 photo of Felton School students (courtesy of Howard Rugg). There was a tennis court on one side and the old Felton Community Hall on the other side. Can anyone help identify these kids … Continue reading

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Railroad: 1908 Photo of Train Chugging Thru Felton

This photo confirms Derek Whaley’s comment on the last post “Felton Train Wreck”. It shows the train going through Felton close to or through what’s now the Safeway shopping center, not BEHIND it. Does that sound right to you Derek?

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Railroad: Early 1900’s Felton Train Wreck

Felton Train Wreck, early 1900’s, near/below what’s now Safeway/Ernie’s Auto.  

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Hwy 9: circa 1947 (2 photos)

New Costella’s Chalet rebuilt after the 1946 fire. Courtesy of Jim Costella: Photo #1: Photo #2:  

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Felton History: Map ca. 1930’s Felton

After an article came out in the Press Banner about my listing and selling the old Felton Grove Dance Hall, I got a call from local resident Fred Latta who put me in touch with a wonderful 93 year old … Continue reading

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Felton Bridges: 1938 + 1972 (Photos 1-4)

People often ask me when these 2 bridges were built and for the life of me, I just can’t seem to remember! So I’m posting them here, complete with dates + photos: Photo #1: Photo #2 Photo #3 Photo #4

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Hwy 9: 1930’s Photos (2)

Check out these 2 awesome photos! One week I get photo #1 from reader Jim Costella and a week later photo #2 from Thelma Dalman. Both have deep roots in Felton. Photo #1: Photo #2:

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Lompico: 1954 Pool

Pool on Zayante Creek in Lompico, 1954. Photo courtesy of Ken Stone.

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Felton Businesses: Costella’s Chalet

You can see Costella’s Chalet in the header of this blog. Far left, 1947. Does anyone out there remember Bob Judd and his music?

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