Monday, January 6, 2014


sorry i know christmas is over,
but our local historical museum has an
exhibit of aluminum christmas trees
and my friend denise and i
stopped by to see what is all about.

the historical society says 
it is the states largest collection of classic 1960's aluminum christmas trees.
i bet there is some collector out there 
that has more :)

here is the coveted pink aluminum tree.

don't have a pink tree, you can make
 a silver one pink 
with a pink
canned light as above.

we headed up to the 2nd and 3rd floors looking for more trees,
but they were only on the first floor.
we did however get a nice view of 
the capitol square.

here's a pic of the street on the square to the left of the photo above.
sorry for the glare.

here it is today.
blah, blah, blah.

we noticed a faded sign on the building that is in the previous photo from the 50's.....
do you see it -
barons, department store.

a small remembrance of the good old days.

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