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Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013
Snow covers BroadwayPosted Friday, January 13, 2012, at 12:00 AM
A 1962 city directory lists One Hour Martinizing, 418 Broadway. A sign for the business is visible at the bottom of the photo.
The Rialto Theater was adjacent to the west at 420.
Lueders Studio was across the street at 427. Craftsman Office Supply was next door at 429.
Jan. 20, 1962 Southeast Missourian
Grandpa's Type Weather Stays for Cape District
Girardeans, by now convinced they are in the throes of an "old-fashioned" winter, moved cautiously about the snow-covered city today, seeking to avoid its wintry hazards.
The two inches of snow which fell overnight Thursday remained largely intact today due to the return of single-digit temperatures.
A low of 7 was reached early today and readings from 4 to 10 degrees are forecast for tonight by the U.S. Weather Bureau at Cairo.
Most streets in the city, particularly those less frequently traveled, remain slick today, causing a number of minor traffic accidents. Also several persons have been treated at hospitals and doctor's offices due to falls on slippery surfaces.
A youth was injured in a sledding accident late Friday afternoon near the State College.
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Fred Lynch has captured images for the Southeast Missourian since 1975, in that time moving from black-and-white to color, from film to digital and to video. The blog title is a nod to an earlier era of news photography and the 4x5 Speed Graphic: It's more important to be there for the shot than to worry about technical details.