Thursday, November 21, 2013
Friday, November 8, 2013
What's for dinner tonight? How about some Moo Goo Gai Pan at the China Lane Restaurant, East Greenwich, RI.
I hope you don't mind the lack of decor. Formica, Venetian blinds, and fake flowers near the cash register. At least there's a jukebox in the corner!
Friday, November 1, 2013
Today's postcard is a fine portrait of the employees in the "Paper Machine Room" which was able to put out 500 feet of paper per minute, 152 inches wide. The card conveys not only the state of the art of industrial revolution machinery, circa 1900, but the work uniforms of the day, the pride of the employees, and a few OSHA regulations here and there that far pre-date OSHA.
For more on the history of the mill and the origins of the town, see this short video: