RETRO ROME – Arterial construction- looking west into downtown Rome, July 8, 1959.
RETRO ROME – Rome Daily Sentinel front page, Monday, July 21, 1969. The crew of Apollo 11, having successfully landed on the moon July 20, now head home.
RETRO ROME – From the Daily Sentinel pages – February 3, 1966. City of Rome and Oneida county plowing crews worked without sleep to open essential arteries of transportation. The “white out” smothered the northeast. The blizzard and extreme cold contributed to at least 75 deaths from highway accidents, fires and heart attacks in 16 states.
RETRO ROME – Main Street, Sylvan Beach – April 6, 1994.
RETRO ROME – Marcy Drive-In demolition – October 25, 1995. Built in 1947, the Route 49 mainstay closed down at the end of the 1992 season. The theater was located on the westbound side of Rte. 49 at the Whitesboro exit.