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Episode 1

Who can tell us where the photo below was taken?
Extra Credit: Who can tell us what year the photo below was taken?


Clue #1:

The building down the street in the photo below from 1915 eventually had a bakery in it.
Notice the Steam Roller to the right in the photo:




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The first photo above was taken in about 1905 and is of the Uniontown Post Office, which was
located on the south-west corner of the Uniontown Square.
Below is a photo taken from (about) the same spot 106 years later in 2011 by the Google Maps Car:

The second photo above was taken in about 1915 near the north-west corner of the Uniontown Square.
Below is a photo taken from (about) the same spot 98 years later in 2011 by the Google Maps Car:

For those interested, below is a Google Maps Car:

And below is a (portable) parking lot FULL of Google Maps Cars:

You can learn all about the Google Maps Street View at Street View.
It is very interesting and educational.



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