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Subject: [Leica] Oklahoma City photos
From: daniel at (Daniel Ridings)
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2010 15:40:29 +0100
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Many thanks for those!

I lived in Oklahoma City for a few months back in 1971, worked in
construction. I always did like the place.


On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 1:11 AM, Ken Carney <kcarney1 at> wrote:
> Here are a few photos from Stockyards City in Oklahoma City, originally
> known as "Packing Town" decades ago. ?Very little has changed there over 
> the
> decades. ?One of my favorite photos, if I can ever find the neg, was of its
> deserted main street on a Christmas day, when there was blowing snow - I
> kept thinking of "The Last Picture Show". ? If you happen to visit,
> Cattlemen's Steak House is a must stop. ?Some years ago management decided
> to keep set hours instead of being open 24 hours, but no one could find a
> key. ? It is the only place in town still serving calf brains and eggs for
> breakfast, though I no longer eat that because of lingering doubts about 
> the
> mad cow thing. ?They do have the best lamb fries in town.
> This was something new, so I asked my wife about Cruel Girl jeans -
> evidently you have to be pretty petite. ?I thought about Steve Martin's
> routine on the "cruel shoes".
> That sign has probably been there for 40 years. ?I don't think anyone is
> going to correct the owner on spelling.
> C&C welcome as always.
> Ken
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