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Forum: Las Vegas 10-19-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,219
Posted By oldsgt
I was at nellis in the early 1950's. To the east...

I was at nellis in the early 1950's. To the east there was a mountain some called sunrise mountain but properly called Frenchman's. I saw a tv show and it was gone!
Did they photoshop it out or is...
Forum: Las Vegas 10-19-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,252
Posted By oldsgt
Any body remember Art's motorcycle shop on...

Any body remember Art's motorcycle shop on fremont/Charleston? He was there in the 1950's. I bought a new triumph thunderbird from him in 1953. His name was art smythe and his mother ran the cash...
Forum: Las Vegas 08-05-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,545
Posted By oldsgt
I saw that new tv show "vegas strip" What a zoo...

I saw that new tv show "vegas strip" What a zoo that fifth street has turned into since I wuz there in 1952. Vegas was a nice small town, pop about 28000 but now it is a mess. I wouldn't care to...
Forum: Las Vegas 08-01-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,545
Posted By oldsgt
remembering back when by/ oldsgt

Watching that new tv show "vegas strip" makes me not want to visit vegas since it is nothing like it was in1950 when I lived there. Now the town is more ike a zoo.
At least the desert is the same...
Forum: General City Discussion 06-13-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 25,790
Posted By oldsgt
Here in SE wisconsin I paid 132.00 last month for...

Here in SE wisconsin I paid 132.00 last month for electric and my sq footage is 1200 sq ft (house) The rate is .11.8 ? per KWH.

hope your study turns out ok.
Forum: Las Vegas 01-26-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,160
Posted By oldsgt
Guns, Modtorcycles and BMI.

From old sgt.

Yup, then I was at nellis, a young staff sgt and bought a spankin' new truimph (TR6 I think) thunderbird, a 650 cc bike. My first cycle and made many happy miles in the mojave...
Forum: Las Vegas 01-21-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,219
Posted By oldsgt
When I was at nellis in the 1950's we used to...

When I was at nellis in the 1950's we used to have to go out to indian springs afb out on the tonopah highway, I think. It was a small place run by the air force for training. Is that still active...
Forum: Las Vegas 01-17-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,060
Posted By oldsgt
henderson history

I was there in 1950 - 1955. there was a place called the BMI plant in henderson and a housing area called victory villiage. Are they still there? Know the BMI plant refined magnesium for the...
Forum: Las Vegas 01-16-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,160
Posted By oldsgt
back to the 1950's

This goes back to the 1950's Does anyone remember the owner of a gunshop in the Last frontier Villiage out by the silver slipper. His name was Harry Mann?
Or of the owner of Art's motorcycle shop,...
Forum: Las Vegas 01-12-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,219
Posted By oldsgt
I was there in the 1950 to 1955 era and wonder if...

I was there in the 1950 to 1955 era and wonder if any of you old guys remember Harry Mann who owned the gunshop in the last frontier villiage at the silver slipper or maybe Art Smythe who owned Art's...
Forum: Las Vegas 11-23-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,749
Posted By oldsgt
old sgt

When I was serving a four year hitch at nellis in 1951, there were two hock shops in vegas about a half block off fremont st either 3rd or 4 th st and they were just a hole in the wall places. ...
Forum: Las Vegas 11-14-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,425
Posted By oldsgt
vegas, to spooner from old sgt.

Yes, the UP rr station was right at the head of fremont on main st. A nice spanish decor building and I don't think vegas has railroad service any more.
From what you said I take it there is no car...
Forum: Las Vegas 11-13-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,425
Posted By oldsgt
To Austin & Hermit.

Yup, that is the way towns go when population increases and big business starts calling the shots. The whole way of running the towns seem to change as you mentiioned. Guess there is no way to...
Forum: Las Vegas 11-12-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,425
Posted By oldsgt
vegas

Thanks, Hermit for the reply. Didn't think anybody reads this stuff. Yes I remember a hotel right across from the RR depot called the Sal Sagev with a nice little bar. And then down fremont st...
Forum: Las Vegas 11-11-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,425
Posted By oldsgt
For las vegas entry

Hello, I was in vegas in 1951 for a four year tour at nellis. Back then vegas was a homey place with a population of maybe 24000 and all the "action was on fremont st and fifth street (the...
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