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Thank you to Larry Rottman for donating the Rottman well pumper to the AVRM’s vehicle collection. It’s beautiful - fully restored! He and his wife Cathy Rottman turned over the keys today. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to Sheryl Rodda for donating these wonderful photos of the 1934 Old Timers Barbecue at the Locust Gardens (now colorized). In 1934 the Old Timers BBQ moved to Locust Gardens, then owned by Phil and Grace Stoore. From the AV Press 1965, "As the size of the barbeque increased they had to leave the friendly hospitality of the Stoore's and moved to its present location - the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds." ... See MoreSee Less
1949 Antelope Valley Fair photo by Joe Manriquez, Pasadena, CA, colorized. ... See MoreSee Less
More Blum family photos from Elizabeth (Blum) Billet's scrapbook, colorized. First photo is Bertha and Emma Blum, both school teachers. Second photo is in the dining/living room at the Blum home. No dates or names but I've been in this room and it is still beautiful! Look at the yummy cake! The ladies must have worked hard to prepare this meal! Third photo, again undated, but probably the Blum fruit stand somewhere in Acton or on their property. ... See MoreSee Less
Nice column by Vern Lawson in the Antelope Valley Press talking about his wife, Margie Lawson, who is interred at Lancaster Cemetery. He mentions her headstone so I have included a photo of it and a photo of Margie. Happy Valentine's Day to all for this upcoming Sunday! ... See MoreSee Less