Category Archives: UNITED STATES

The Threat of a Secondary Freeway…1960 to 1972 in Seattle!

The Tacoma-Seattle-Everett freeway open to traffic December of 1962. Historylink says it was February 3, 1965 . I remember riding in the car with my parents and taking the Lake City exit just for fun. This freeway cut Seattle in half … Continue reading

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Missiles, the 747, the SST, and NASA and Space 1958 to 1970

There is an online pamphlet that had a very detailed timeline for the Boeing Company at this link: http://www.boeing.com/resources/boeingdotcom/history/pdf/Boeing_Chronology.pdf I wanted to know what aircraft and military projects Boeing was working on from 1952 to 1970 when my Dad was there working. … Continue reading

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Boats, hydrofoils and more trailers….

Keith may have had several boats but the one I remember is the one he built in the basement of wood and some plastic resin/polymer he coated it with. The name of the polymer escapes me at the moment.  It made … Continue reading

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Keith’s camping trailer creations….more inventions!

Camping was a big part of our family life. My Dad, Keith, would religiously take off three weeks in August and off we would go to some interesting place to spend the three weeks exploring, swimming, fishing, hiking, or even … Continue reading

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