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#443828 - Sun Oct 19 2008 03:53 AM This week's theme is 'Anything old'
tellywellies Offline
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'Anything old (ie, over 100 years old)' is a suggestion by picqero.
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#443829 - Sun Oct 19 2008 09:32 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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This is the Mission Church of San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico. It was built in 1730.



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#443830 - Sun Oct 19 2008 09:56 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Part of the Mayan ruins at Copan, Honduras


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#443831 - Sun Oct 19 2008 03:01 PM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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This is a petrified tree in Yellowstone which I think you can safely say is over 100 years old. Unfortunately we do not know what scared it in the first place.

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#443832 - Mon Oct 20 2008 09:04 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Just returned from a brief vacation where we took a daytrip aboard a narrow gauge steam powered train. This guy has been chuggin' since the 1800's.


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#443833 - Mon Oct 20 2008 09:53 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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A large glass bottle, nearly 2,000 years old! Found in central England, it's Roman, about 30 centimetres tall, and contains cremated human remains.


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#443834 - Mon Oct 20 2008 02:25 PM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Unfortunately we do not know what scared it in the first place.





*snort*

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#443835 - Mon Oct 20 2008 03:35 PM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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I'm just back from a whistlestop break in my hometown of Dublin. Here's a photo I took of the General Post Office in O'Connell Street. This beautiful Georgian building served as the headquarters for the key leaders of the Easter Rising of 1916, which eventually resulted in the formation of an independant Irish Free State.

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#443836 - Mon Oct 20 2008 05:15 PM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Great "old" photos so far - human remains...ewww!

I think these have to be at LEAST 100 years old...


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#443837 - Mon Oct 20 2008 08:19 PM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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This would classify as old...it even has "old" in the name! The Dawt Mill (built in 1895) was owned and operated by my great-great-grandfather's brother for many years. It is now part of the county's historical society.

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#443838 - Tue Oct 21 2008 08:21 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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When I saw the title I thought I might post a picture of myself.
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#443839 - Tue Oct 21 2008 10:41 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
tellywellies Offline
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You'd be far too young lady1

The items in this photo aren't over 100 years old yet but they're getting there. The medals were presented to Mrs TW's grandfather, as was the Christmas brass box. The box was said to be The Queen's present to the troops. There was chocolate inside it.

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#443840 - Wed Oct 22 2008 06:27 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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You are too kind TW.
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#443841 - Wed Oct 22 2008 09:30 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Another of the old Mission-Style chuches. The interior is completely missing as a fire starting from a heating device destroyed everything but the exterior walls. Hopefully they find funding to restore this someday as the structure is still very beautiful.



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#443842 - Wed Oct 22 2008 10:12 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Love tham all!
I'll second that *snort*, Copago!
picqero, I find your's absolutely fascinating.
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#443843 - Thu Oct 23 2008 10:50 PM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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The items in this photo aren't over 100 years old yet but they're getting there. The medals were presented to Mrs TW's grandfather, as was the Christmas brass box. The box was said to be The Queen's present to the troops. There was chocolate inside it.





TW, we have one of these as well. It was originally my great-grandfather's. When my grandfather died recently, my uncle inherited it. Pop kept his, and his father's, medals in it too.
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#443844 - Fri Oct 24 2008 12:49 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Lovely pics all.

Here is the Banjo Paterson autograph - said recently on a thread I'd be grabbing this before anything else if my house is on fire. It just gets in the by a year of the 100 year criteria.


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#443845 - Fri Oct 24 2008 06:42 PM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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This is the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Construction of it began in the late 1780s which classifies it as old I think.

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#443846 - Fri Oct 24 2008 10:03 PM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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St Paul's Church, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which dates back to 1749/50. This plaque tells about it better than I could.


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#443847 - Sat Oct 25 2008 12:59 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Not too old only early Edwardian, this is my paternal gran's locket

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Daughters Sofia and Emma when small


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#443848 - Sat Oct 25 2008 09:26 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Very lovely Ren. Both the locket and the little girls inside. A wonderful keepsake.

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#443849 - Sat Oct 25 2008 02:24 PM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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What a special thing to have, Ren!

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#443850 - Sun Oct 26 2008 04:26 AM Re: This week's theme is 'Anything old'
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Thanks everybody. 'Exercise equipment' is this week's theme.
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