Then and Now

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    This is a picture of my grandfathers old garage (Dominion Tire Depot) in Beamsville, Ontario taken on Febraury 17, 1939. Behind the photo is a recently closed convenience store called "Mr. Convenience".

    I took this picture on the sidewalk at the busiest intersection in Beamsville during rush hour. The people wizzing by in their cars probably wondered why I was holding out a photo and taking a picture at the same time.

    I'm really happy of how this turned out.

    grimhund, 3dzwerg, kanani and brian, and 13 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. jasonepowell 59 months ago | reply

      I've shot quite a few of these, and the most unnerving thing is seeing how many pictures Pre-WW2 are shot from the middle of the street! Didn't those photographers ever think about future generations???

      Love the source image, btw. Great work.

    2. grimhund 59 months ago | reply

      That's wonderful. What a great way to counterpoise the images and the time.

    3. Seeker71 58 months ago | reply

      What a cool photo! The photo-in-a-photo thing is awesome! ... My husband has roots in Beamsville (in the early 1800s), and I was doing a google search on it, when I stumbled upon your photos.

      Very nice. :)

    4. .bibelot. 54 months ago | reply

      I love this building!! It always seems to have a different business in it every few years. It's so interesting to see what it used to be, thanks!

    5. haunted snowfort 54 months ago | reply

      If your interested the building is still up for sale ;-)

    6. .bibelot. 54 months ago | reply

      I wish!! I would love so much to own that building and put something groovy in it. In my lifetime, I think it's been a decorations shop, a Christian bookstore, and then a series of convenience stores.

    7. Cayetano González 47 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called I SHOT THIS WITH A COMPACT!!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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