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Vintage Missouri - Main Street, Joplin

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Antique scenic souvenir post card
Photochrome era, circa 1950s

Brock / Joplin News Co. / CurtTeichColor

A street scene from a city in southwest Missouri, on historic Route 66.

Drugs Billboard Icon ultra Pretty hat Icon big HarpOnionhead harp - Onion headSandwich iconIcon - Cup of Coffee
Among the business storefronts
filling Main Street can be seen a music store with an interesting lyre-shaped sign, a hat maker's boutique, an old-fashioned drug store, and Waller's BUF-A-TERIA Restaurant. . . . mmmmm!

1960 Chevy Impala Car Icon ultra Route 66 - America's best known highway starts at Chicago and ends at Los Angeles.  66 winds its scenic way through Missouri from St. Louis, Sullivan, Cuba, Rolla, Waynesville, Lebanon to Springfield and leaves the state at Joplin.

Reverse caption:
MAIN STREET,  JOPLIN,  MISSOURI
 Largest city in the Tri-State area of Missouri, Oklahoma and Kansas — Joplin,  served by U.S. Highways 66, 71, 166, and Interstate 44 is  the Gateway to the famed Ozarks.
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vinsky2002's avatar
awesome ! image quality :love: ---- feels like i am there already ! :w00t: 
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It’s a real clean one! I know some of these photochromes can be muddy. I wish they were better. I’m glad this one is a good one. Joplin and I have connections. I have family here :heart:
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:eyepopping:  Definitely eye-popping!