(“Unfamiliar Task” by Stan Payne, November 29, 1954. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 004-10813.)

Caption under photo: “Gene Reinhardt, radio service and supply man, this morning undertook a chore in which he hasn’t had much practice lately when he swept off the sidewalk before his business at 324 ½ N. Tejon St. Altho [sic] the snow made a few feeble attempts Sunday afternoon, it was not until early this morning that it settled into a full-scale storm.” Photo appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph on November 29, 1954, page 1.

Click HERE to browse more historic images at the Pikes Peak Library District’s Digital Photo Archive.

 

One Response to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 11/4/11: Unfamiliar Task

  1. Louise says:

    That’s the location of today’s Poor Richard’s Toy Store. Otherwise a not very interesting photo, IMHO.

News

Arts & Life

Music

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab