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Hackensack Discussion / Re: Five To One
« Last post by BLeafe on September 17, 2018, 04:04:37 PM »
People are strange.

It IS an egret - in fact, it's a Great Egret.

Cranes are almost never seen around here.

Hackensack Discussion / Re: Five To One
« Last post by Homer Jones on September 17, 2018, 03:37:19 PM »
And the driver would say to the judge:

You know that it would be untrue
You know that I would be a liar
If I were to say to you
My truck just had a flat tire..........
Two cranes.

(although, it may be an egret).
1. Steel beams, a huge crane, concrete walls, giant blocks...............

2. I see something else. I have to start wondering if it's the last time I'm going to be fortunate enough to see another egret from home.

Hackensack Discussion / Five To One
« Last post by BLeafe on September 17, 2018, 01:40:24 PM »
Besides being the name of a great old Doors' song, it's also the ratio of unavailable Sunday Services parking spaces to trucks at the Second Reformed Church after someone left a moving van parked across five spaces on Saturday evening.

After he tooketh away, the Lord caused something to be bestowed upon his windshield (third picture).

"But your Honor, how was I supposed to know that people go to church on Sunday?"

Clicketh to make bountiful:

Hackensack History / Re: Demolition of The Record building
« Last post by BLeafe on September 14, 2018, 03:05:01 PM »
1. This is a boring least at this stage. Access is limited to one flat side on which some first-floor work has been done - it's the same shot that everyone else has gotten so far.

2,3. The one saving grace for me is that the bays for the old Record delivery trucks have been exposed, reminding me of a shot my mother took of me a looooooong time ago in which you can see me, the bays and the trucks inside. It's actually kind of a cool story and worth a side trip (he says modestly):  (At the bottom of the page, check out the list of years/escapades/photos that goes up to present day.)

4. Does anyone recall that The Record's colors were blue and green? Was that for the Giants and Jets? I hadn't thought about that in a long time, but flashed on it when I saw this:

5. Desperate for something different that showed some work in progress, I could only come up with a Cat with a magnet picking up a piece of metal.............and that's at maximum magnification:

I'm sure I'll come back, but not too often.

Click to enlarge.

Hackensack Discussion / Re: The Ling is listing...
« Last post by BLeafe on September 14, 2018, 11:57:02 AM »
I happened to visit the Ling yesterday and was wondering when they had removed all the artifacts - missed it by a day.

1. Where the plaques were

2. It's not easy to make a photostitch of the whole vessel from the park side, but I got most of it.

3. In this stitch, you can see the fresh truck tire tracks in the muddy grass and on the left pathway.

You'll have to scroll the stitches a bit.

Click to enlarge:

Hackensack History / Re: Demolition of The Record building
« Last post by irons35 on September 13, 2018, 09:35:38 PM »
doesnt bother me a bit.  he contributes more than anyone else in this group, so who cares if he has a link or not.

Well, I gave a damn because I worked there so many years, and asked the company that's taking it down.  Thanks, Eric, for seeing my point. And while I'm at it, does it bother anyone that BLEAFE gets to put a link to his photo business on his posts? What's that crass commercialism all about?
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