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Description: Shillito's. Cincinnati, 1949 Source: Lawrence Brand Collection http://www.kentonlibrary.org/genphotos/viewimage.php?i=di107654

Description: Shillito's. Cincinnati, 1949 Source: Lawrence Brand Collection http://www.kentonlibrary.org/genphotos/viewimage.php?i=di107654

Exterior view of the Valley Shopping Center (where the Work Easy shop has added plastic drapes) and the attached Valley Theater (which advertises Dorothy Lamour in 'The Lucky Stiff,' along with 'The Trail of the Lonesome Pine') , Cincinnati, Ohio, 1949.

Exterior view of the Valley Shopping Center (where the Work Easy shop has added plastic drapes) and the attached Valley Theater (which advertises Dorothy Lamour in 'The Lucky Stiff,' along with 'The Trail of the Lonesome Pine') , Cincinnati, Ohio, 1949.

Shillito's. 1949 Source: Lawrence Brand Collection Http://www.kentonlibrary.org/genphotos/index.php

Shillito's. 1949 Source: Lawrence Brand Collection Http://www.kentonlibrary.org/genphotos/index.php

Description: Shillito's. Huber Art. Levine and Roseberg Furs. Oskamp Nolting Jewelers. Ochers. 7th Street near Race and Elm. Location: Cincinnati Date: circa 1949 Source: Lawrence Brand Collection http://www.kentonlibrary.org/genphotos/viewimage.php?i=di107657

Description: Shillito's. Huber Art. Levine and Roseberg Furs. Oskamp Nolting Jewelers. Ochers. 7th Street near Race and Elm. Location: Cincinnati Date: circa 1949 Source: Lawrence Brand Collection http://www.kentonlibrary.org/genphotos/viewimage.php?i=di107657

When I'm discussing chili with someone who's not from Cincinnati, it sometimes takes me a while to remember that "3 way" means something different to people who didn't grow up here. The strange look on their face always reminds me of this fact after the damage is done...

When I'm discussing chili with someone who's not from Cincinnati, it sometimes takes me a while to remember that "3 way" means something different to people who didn't grow up here. The strange look on their face always reminds me of this fact after the damage is done...

Chesapeake & Ohio M-1 steam turbine 502 at Cincinnati on July 2, 1949. These coal-fired turbine locomotives were complete failures in passenger service despite their impressive size and complexity. Built in 1947 by Baldwin Locomotive for exorbitant prices, all three were retired by 1950.

Chesapeake & Ohio M-1 steam turbine 502 at Cincinnati on July 2, 1949. These coal-fired turbine locomotives were complete failures in passenger service despite their impressive size and complexity. Built in 1947 by Baldwin Locomotive for exorbitant prices, all three were retired by 1950.

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