Category Archives: antiques

A Different View of Virginia City, Nevada

Since I always take my camera with me wherever I go, and we go to Virginia City quite a lot…I decided to focus in on parts of buildings instead of the whole kit-n-kaboodle. 🙂 Photos taken on our Saturday, 28 … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Columns at Virginia City, NV ~ 28 Jan 2012

Well, actually they are the tops of the cast iron columns that are throughout Virginia City. Not exactly sure what you would call them. I’ve always loved them…

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Old Christmas ornaments and Pixlr-o-Matic Photo Editing

Playing again with the Pixlr-o-Matic photo editing app…sorry, just can’t stop. This angel bell is my very first Christmas ornament, 45 years ago, at five months of age. The next two are old ornaments I’ve collected…one is glass and the … Continue reading

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Elgin Open-Faced Pocket Watch used on SPRR

My Father-in-Law died at the beginning of this year, he was a retired Engineer with the Southern Pacific Railroad (44 years). Earlier this week my husband’s mom asked him over to go over two pocket watches that his dad used … Continue reading

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1951 Singer 301 ~ My Newest Sewing Machine

Last week my newest sewing machine came…the one to replace my beloved Janome 6500, RIP. My dear friend, April, was able to negotiate the deal for me with an eBay seller, niftythriftgirl, over the weekend the Genoa Candy Dance was … Continue reading

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New Canning Cabinet ~ Thanks, Dad!

I bought myself a “new” cabinet that I put into the north facing enclosed porch…it’s housing all of my canning jars, jams & jellies (and soon to be veggies), and some of the older jars that I’ve gotten from mine … Continue reading

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