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#62457 - 02/03/03 12:36 AM cool picture of main pier downtown, 1979
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Picture was taken in 1979, You can look on the upper left (light lines around it) and see my hotel (Sands Hotel) when I was starting to build. The park had just been given to the then village by the Blake family and we were beginning to clean it up. In front of my property there was still grass growing.

- George Parham

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#62458 - 02/03/03 01:05 AM Re: cool picture of main pier downtown, 1979
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What part of town was this Marty?
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#62459 - 02/03/03 01:37 AM Re: cool picture of main pier downtown, 1979
Marty Online   happy
On the extreme left you can see the police station, still there. Blake House, later Barrier Reef Hotel is in the center. Far right is Mash, still there. But no church, no Tarzans (now jaguar temple).

the pier is pretty much in the same spot as the main pier there now, looking there now, you would see big daddys on the right, jerk pit behind it, food booths straight ahead, and to the left of center would be the park.

jaguar temple would show just to the left of center back off the beach, and the church would show kind of behind the long building to the right where big daddys is now.

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#62460 - 02/03/03 01:48 AM Re: cool picture of main pier downtown, 1979
Pedro1 Offline
Tarzans - Marty.
How long is it since you have been here?

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#62461 - 02/03/03 03:10 AM Re: cool picture of main pier downtown, 1979
Short Offline
Only a few months ago; guess Marty wasn't such a big fan of Tarzan's
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#62462 - 02/03/03 03:26 AM Re: cool picture of main pier downtown, 1979
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I became friends with one my my customers these last few years....one of them, older man, John Crowe, used to be a partner....wild how i met him and then became friends and he has this history...right here in Irving, Texas!!! He was a partner at the "old Blake House"....great man!! C

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#62463 - 02/03/03 06:12 PM Re: cool picture of main pier downtown, 1979
Marty Online   happy
guess looking at these old pictures has gotten me thinking a few years back.

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