Hotel Gus: 1905

SHORPY: St. Clair Flats, Michigan, circa 1905. “Resort sightseers on dock of Gus. Trautz’s Hotel.” 8×10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

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I like this photo for a number of reasons – mainly because I have constructed a small pier in O scale. This gives some excellent ideas for the pilings and water.

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Retired from the Army in 2006. Served during Vietnam - 1969-1972 as as 72B - Communications Center Specialist (Teletype Operator). Got out .. and went back in 1987 as a 19K - Armor Vehicle Crewman - (M1/M1A1 tanker) getting out in Korea in 1999. Went into the Reserves .. got mobilized in 2001 .. stayed active until my retirement with 20 years in 2006.

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