The Aladdin Cumberland: 100 Years Old

In May 2014, we traveled to Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA to do research at the Hagley Museum (Wilmington) and at the National Archives and Records Administration (Philadelphia). Along the way, we stopped at Carney’s Point, New Jersey to check out some of...

CQ, CQ, CQ…Hopewell?

Tonight, for the first time in months, I got on the ham radio, calling CQ on the 40-meter band. My second contact was “Bob.” In a flash, my buddy Milton´╗┐ (sitting with me) looked up Bob’s call sign on his computer, and started laughing hysterically....

Warning: Not For the Faint of Heart!

Dale and Rebecca found Sears Modern Home #174 while out tooling around in Iowa City a few weeks ago. I have nothing more to add. I’ll let the pictures tell the sad story. But I warn you – do NOT scroll down unless you have a strong stomach! Graphic images...