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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 34ty3y4y4 ()
Date: December 23, 2021 01:39AM

(that could be mc'lean but i'm leery of how good the b&w photo is and why there isn't a single tire mark on the ? loose stone driveway ?)

but moreso - i'm seeing a pattern of attacks on whites followed by "cheesy CRT writeups claiming the person was a rich bastard and deserved it"

more and more one shouldn't assume these "bad things" followed by racist articles by the democrat media ARE NOT MISTAKES. the DC 4 certainly was not a mistake.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 34y3445454 ()
Date: December 23, 2021 01:48AM

Posted by: damien ()
Date: August 31, 2020 03:28PM

file.php?2,file=426004,filename=Special_

that's not in mc'lean, another fake post. that's an extremely large employee complex - i don't think it's in mc'lean (ie not something you can see from most roads within borders of mc'lean). that building rivals size of any new 2021 building in tyson's btw. it immense.

it could be the military complex for a fairly large nation - for it's size

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 334y34y45 ()
Date: December 23, 2021 01:51AM

file.php?2,file=425631,filename=27E2C71F

obviously not fairfax - and probably post-edited by california gov also

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 34y3y44 ()
Date: December 23, 2021 01:58AM

Fair Oaks Dodge? Looks more like Fair Oaks Ford. I an guessing mid to late 80s? I dont remember a Fair Oaks Ford.

Guess that Ford Dealership fell on hard times. Here is a 2019 photo of the property as it was up for sale.

THAT'S A DIRTY OBAMA REGIME LIE

Dealer's around the US were "merely sent letters" (by head office) they should close.

OBAMA: AMERICAN WAS ANGRY ABOUT IT - ABOUT THE BETRAYALS AND OUTSOURCING AND RESULT - AND STILL ARE ANGRY. AND THE PEOPLE INVOLVED AREN'T DEAD THEIR HOMES ARE STILL STANDING.

OBAMA THE CLOSED DODGE DEALERSHIP IS NOT PAST HISTORY.

Infact - I worked with someone from a shut down USA dealership. He ended up dead. That one can't be saved. Many asians dealerships popped up in the same place.

But others - are still alive and ANGRY - and are saying "Fuck Joe Biden".

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 34t434y4 ()
Date: December 23, 2021 02:32AM

34y3445454 Wrote:
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> Posted by: damien ()
> Date: August 31, 2020 03:28PM
>
> src=http://www.fairfaxunderground.com/forum/file.p
> hp?2,file=426004,filename=Special_Place_In_Langley
> _VA.jpg width=200 height=100>
>
> that's not in mc'lean, another fake post. that's
> an extremely large employee complex - i don't
> think it's in mc'lean (ie not something you can
> see from most roads within borders of mc'lean).
> that building rivals size of any new 2021 building
> in tyson's btw. it immense.
>
> it could be the military complex for a fairly
> large nation - for it's size

i've checked what google says is mc'lean area. NOTHING THERE not even hidden in the trees. just as i thought.

it could only have been a military building on 123 (the road toward DC) but doesn't appear to be on 123 either. or perhaps near the river - it doesn't appear riverside or hidden riverside either.

infact - mc'lean is 99% homes 1% Mitre corp built in 1990's - i know a russian who worked there !

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 343hy344y ()
Date: December 23, 2021 02:47AM

file.php?2,file=425007,filename=Home_at_

I believe I used to drive by that place on certain college days / commuting. I said nice home nice land - i'd hope to buy a place like that somedayu. A friend of mine in the car told me, stodgily, he knew who lived there - it wasn't for sale.

I of course "recognize" allot of fairfax which I don't like giving note of - since most of it has been taken over by hostile democrats hispanics asians and ... I know allot of things they don't want people to generally know. ie, IP BAN me if they could even here on FFU. stalk me even. I'm sure the photo's guy, OP, knows more than I. goodness I hope he gives me free lessons! well...

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: simonley ()
Date: December 23, 2021 05:39AM

Ohhh thanks for the pics, love them too!But don't you think that a little bit of editing is needed here? Idk man, the quality of the photos could really use some update, lol. The most standard editing "package" would be edit the pic to 720p, add in some filter, remove background , touch up the background a bit to make it look more clear. Or at least what I heard from my brother who's a photographer. Yeah, he's a photographer but he edits pics too so I supposed he knew what he was talking about, lol



Edited 4 time(s). Last edit at 12/26/2021 04:27PM by simonley.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: blanche ()
Date: December 23, 2021 07:26AM

Does anyone have a "before" picture of Chuck and Linda's house/mansion?

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Andy Ratlips ()
Date: December 23, 2021 07:49AM

Remember Christmas shopping at Landmark back in the day? It was often difficult to find a parking spot.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Will You Stop Acting Up ()
Date: December 23, 2021 06:42PM

That Landmark pic was before they put the flyway over pass in that took you over rt 236 into the parking area of Landmark , you had to be in the far left lane to get onto it heading right off Shirly Highway toward the east still do. They changed the road some about 30 years ago.

Many the day I spent at Landmark as a happy shopper buying Craftsman tools or looking at sporting goods at Sears getting candy or nuts from that kiosk in the middle of the entry floor which was Grand Central Station years back , and eating at S&W Cafeteria fríed whiting salad with 1000 island or broiled hamburger steak

Later on they added that racy lacy ladies bloomers place down below . Today it's a ghost town it went straight to hell when they added the parking garage , it goes down in history with another L center in Maryland that went down the drain Landover it too had a cafe ! A Marriott and a Wolworths , too many slip and falls in the parking lots too many shoplifters too many thugs robbin people just TOO MANY DEMOCRATS ACTING UP !

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Reelected ()
Date: December 23, 2021 09:24PM

https://www.reddit.com/r/RBI/comments/rkdl2x/arrest_warrant_out_for_stalker_but_hes_still_free/?sort=new

Arrest Warrant out for Stalker but he’s still free (Virginia)


I have a stalker since late 2018. I know his name, address, DOB, right down to his SSN (he posted it himself publicly online). I have a PPO that expires 04/xx/2023 that he’s violated numerous times. In September I swore out the first warrant for his arrest through the county in which he resides.

He is actively dodging police and has gone as far as parking in the grocery store parking lot behind his home and sneaking in and out of his house.

The police have tried to serve him and arrest him on numerous occasions but he never answers.

What can I legally do to help law enforcement get this creep? (I’m not sure if this is against the rules, so if it is please feel free to delete).

Edit: Please beware, the person in question is commenting below. Please ignore him.

Edit2: Someone confused me for my own stalker somehow and messaged me asking for “my” (his) side of the story. So, I’ll spell it out here, as I did for him:

To get a PPO you have to go to court and prove that your safety and well-being are at risk.

To swear out a warrant for a violation of the PPO you have to go before a magistrate and prove the PPO was violated.

I don’t know what to tell you if you think it’s normal for a stranger to harass you to the point of needing a PPO against them and then for them to perpetually violate it…

How would he have known about this post if he wasn’t monitoring my socials? Food for thought.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Can't do that any more ()
Date: December 23, 2021 09:39PM

Andy Ratlips Wrote:
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> Remember Christmas shopping at Landmark back in
> the day? It was often difficult to find a parking
> spot.

When my kids were in elementary school we would pick them up Monday when they closed early and head over to Landmark to do the picture with Santa thing. Do parents even do that anymore? Lines at Sprngfield and Tysons were too long.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Company Man 007 Ret ()
Date: December 24, 2021 12:26AM

Thats the CIA fool ,shit now I'll hang for letting that sly cat out of the old black bag

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: fairfax fred ()
Date: December 24, 2021 03:08PM

Evans to Alpine to construction Wrote:
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> Yes, I do believe it was the Alpine until
> recently.
>
> Apparently, Billy Kilmer and Sunny Jurgensen would
> occasionally do some late night sobering up there,
> as I seem to recall it playing a part in one of
> them having a vehicular run in/issue with the
> police at one time?
>
> Can anybody verify that second part?
>
> I am pretty sure about the first part, that is,
> them spending time there on occasion.
>
> Maybe not. Who knows.


The Evans coffee shop / Alpine restaurant before and during demolition.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: phelpsmarc ()
Date: December 27, 2021 07:29PM

They had good roast beef sandwhiches, similar to Arbies. There was one on RT 1 in the MV area. It became a Taco Bell in 1994 ish.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: fairfax fred ()
Date: December 31, 2021 04:37PM

Who remembers this place? I sure don't.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bill.N. ()
Date: December 31, 2021 05:30PM

It was located where the later Loehman's Plaza shopping center is located. I don't remember when it was open but do remember before they built the shopping center. https://www.wellsandassociates.com/blog/transportation-history-a-former-northern-virginia-airfield-is-going-mixed-use/

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: r/novahistory ()
Date: January 08, 2022 09:18AM

pgeeu Wrote:
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> There is a subreddit called novahistory

More like, there is a subreddit with no content called novahistory.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 34t45y45 ()
Date: January 08, 2022 09:41AM

fairfax fred Wrote:
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> Evans to Alpine to construction Wrote:
> The Evans coffee shop / Alpine restaurant before
> and during demolition.

I've torn an concrete / oak beam structure down by hand ...

Old untreated oak 4x4 get very rancid and smelly if they are exposed to even a small draft with moisture (or set onto any concrete or cinder outdoor wall). They harbor the worst kind of mold/bacteria - perhaps make occupants sick. Oak beams that are always dry - do "ok". I wood not use them ever in building after my teardown - probably what caused the black plague in England.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 454uy45 ()
Date: January 08, 2022 09:43AM

Andy Ratlips Wrote:
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> Remember Christmas shopping at Landmark back in
> the day? It was often difficult to find a parking
> spot.

i remember doing Chrismas shopping there it served a larger area than it appeared

i also remember it being closed, then not closed, then finally closed

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 56u567ij56 ()
Date: January 08, 2022 09:46AM

simonley Wrote:
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> Ohhh thanks for the pics, love them too!But don't
> you think that a little bit of editing is needed

i assume it's part of Fx. Co's land management photos they have such an office and a facility to protect them.

i would guess the collection isn't private. i have no idea but many are photos of great building and change. that interests me, why wouldn't it ? :)

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Who scrubs the ceiling ()
Date: January 08, 2022 10:44AM

34t45y45 Wrote:
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>
> Old untreated oak 4x4 get very rancid and smelly
> if they are exposed to even a small draft with
> moisture (or set onto any concrete or cinder
> outdoor wall). They harbor the worst kind of
> mold/bacteria - perhaps make occupants sick. Oak
> beams that are always dry - do "ok". I wood not
> use them ever in building after my teardown -
> probably what caused the black plague in England.

More likely the problem isn't the oak but rather substances that landed on the oak and just were never cleaned off. And please tell me you are joking about the black plague comment.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Mr. Know it All ()
Date: January 08, 2022 11:28AM

^^^^^^^^^^

Rats and fleas transported by ships spread the Plagues from Asia to Europe.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Rick J ()
Date: January 11, 2022 05:43PM

The photo of the Imperial Gardens which was located off Anderson Drive in Pimmit Shopping Center was centered between Safeway and a drug store

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: They Call Me Mister Tibbs ()
Date: January 12, 2022 07:50PM

Old Iron Wrote:
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> Fran Conia Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----

>
> Great photo Fran!
>
> The barn shaped building on the right is Vincent's
> Hardware. This site would later become Gulf gas
> station.
>
> The building in the middle is Vincent's Diner.
> This site would later become the location of
> Sambo's. Because of issues of the name it would
> become a Denny's.
>
> The large white square build to the left of
> Vincent's Diner is the Fairfax Theater the opened
> circa 1947/1948 and stopped showing movies around
> 1974. It be came the "Northern Virginia Rock
> Centre" 1975, and the a auction house around
> 1979.
>
> The theater sat vacant for a few years, except for
> a barber shop and another small business, until it
> was bought by the Ourisman Auto Group and turn
> into Ourisman Toyota.
>
> The building on the far left is the GM Training
> Center that closed just a few years ago.
>
> Thanks for a great photo.
>
> Happy Thanksgiving to all from Old Iron.

The building to the left of the movie theater, was the C&P Telephone building. The GM Training Center was further down, past the Sunoco Station at University Drive. Also, I saw the movie Eat My Dust, starring Ron Howard there in 1977, when it came out. I remember they didn't play movies very frequently and it was pretty rundown by then. One of the little shops in the front of the theater building, was Camper's Trohpies.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: They Call Me Mister Tibbs ()
Date: January 12, 2022 07:50PM

Old Iron Wrote:
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> Fran Conia Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----

>
> Great photo Fran!
>
> The barn shaped building on the right is Vincent's
> Hardware. This site would later become Gulf gas
> station.
>
> The building in the middle is Vincent's Diner.
> This site would later become the location of
> Sambo's. Because of issues of the name it would
> become a Denny's.
>
> The large white square build to the left of
> Vincent's Diner is the Fairfax Theater the opened
> circa 1947/1948 and stopped showing movies around
> 1974. It be came the "Northern Virginia Rock
> Centre" 1975, and the a auction house around
> 1979.
>
> The theater sat vacant for a few years, except for
> a barber shop and another small business, until it
> was bought by the Ourisman Auto Group and turn
> into Ourisman Toyota.
>
> The building on the far left is the GM Training
> Center that closed just a few years ago.
>
> Thanks for a great photo.
>
> Happy Thanksgiving to all from Old Iron.

The building to the left of the movie theater, was the C&P Telephone building. The GM Training Center was further down, past the Sunoco Station at University Drive. Also, I saw the movie Eat My Dust, starring Ron Howard there in 1977, when it came out. I remember they didn't play movies very frequently and it was pretty rundown by then. One of the little shops in the front of the theater building, was Camper's Trohpies.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: They Call Me Mister Tibbs ()
Date: January 12, 2022 07:50PM

Old Iron Wrote:
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> Fran Conia Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----

>
> Great photo Fran!
>
> The barn shaped building on the right is Vincent's
> Hardware. This site would later become Gulf gas
> station.
>
> The building in the middle is Vincent's Diner.
> This site would later become the location of
> Sambo's. Because of issues of the name it would
> become a Denny's.
>
> The large white square build to the left of
> Vincent's Diner is the Fairfax Theater the opened
> circa 1947/1948 and stopped showing movies around
> 1974. It be came the "Northern Virginia Rock
> Centre" 1975, and the a auction house around
> 1979.
>
> The theater sat vacant for a few years, except for
> a barber shop and another small business, until it
> was bought by the Ourisman Auto Group and turn
> into Ourisman Toyota.
>
> The building on the far left is the GM Training
> Center that closed just a few years ago.
>
> Thanks for a great photo.
>
> Happy Thanksgiving to all from Old Iron.

The building to the left of the movie theater, was the C&P Telephone building. The GM Training Center was further down, past the Sunoco Station at University Drive. Also, I saw the movie Eat My Dust, starring Ron Howard there in 1977, when it came out. I remember they didn't play movies very frequently and it was pretty rundown by then. One of the little shops in the front of the theater building, was Camper's Trohpies.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Class of '71 ()
Date: January 13, 2022 06:22PM

Old Iron Wrote:
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> Andy Ratlips Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Andy Ratlips Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > 14th street bridge. Not sure if if the
> chopper
> > is
> > > heading into DC or into Virginia. April 1973.
>
> Flying into Virginia. See the Pentagon to the far
> right, and the Masonic Temple in the far
> foreground.
>
> Remember January 13, 1982 ?


Hard to believe it has been 40 years since that crash

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Slick E Mo Dee ()
Date: January 13, 2022 06:43PM

I worked at Fair Oaks Dodge as a car porter in high school in 1982. Those K-cars were K-rap lol. This dealer sold a ton of Dodge conversion vans. I remember them being around 28-33 thousand dollars back then. I had to wash my bosses car alot. He was a dick. He did have a mobile phone in his car, which was cool.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Andy Ratlips ()
Date: January 15, 2022 08:53AM

Belle View shopping center, Alexandria Virginia. Date unknown.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Fran Conia ()
Date: January 17, 2022 12:05PM

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Hardy har har ()
Date: January 18, 2022 12:40PM

34t45y45 Wrote:
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> fairfax fred Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Evans to Alpine to construction Wrote:
> > The Evans coffee shop / Alpine restaurant
> before
> > and during demolition.
>
> I've torn an concrete / oak beam structure down by
> hand ...
>
> Old untreated oak 4x4 get very rancid and smelly
> if they are exposed to even a small draft with
> moisture (or set onto any concrete or cinder
> outdoor wall). They harbor the worst kind of
> mold/bacteria - perhaps make occupants sick. Oak
> beams that are always dry - do "ok". I wood not
> use them ever in building after my teardown -
> probably what caused the black plague in England.

I tore down an untreated oak log cabin by myself and had no problems with recycling the tongue and groove floors and ceilings nor the logs, no nasty smell at all. The homeowner broke even on price with me doing it by hand vs equipment and I made out like a bandit on selling the recycled lumber that sells for a premium. Slight moisture doesn't affect the wood if there is air circulation around it, it dries back out but it might get discolored which usually acceptable if your going to stain it or run it through a planer. Even if it gets moldy you might want to check the depth of the mold with a drill bit, if you can plane off the mold then your good. You just want to wear a respirator because at the least the mold spores will give you a nasty cold and if your immune system is compromised you could have worse problems.

And the Black plague was caused by fleas that traveled on rats in the trash infested cities.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bob Villa ()
Date: January 18, 2022 03:30PM

Hardy har har Wrote:
>
> I tore down an untreated oak log cabin by myself
> and had no problems with recycling the tongue and
> groove floors and ceilings nor the logs, no nasty
> smell at all. The homeowner broke even on price
> with me doing it by hand vs equipment and I made
> out like a bandit on selling the recycled lumber
> that sells for a premium. Slight moisture doesn't
> affect the wood if there is air circulation around
> it, it dries back out but it might get discolored
> which usually acceptable if your going to stain it
> or run it through a planer. Even if it gets moldy
> you might want to check the depth of the mold with
> a drill bit, if you can plane off the mold then
> your good. You just want to wear a respirator
> because at the least the mold spores will give you
> a nasty cold and if your immune system is
> compromised you could have worse problems.

You sound like a fucking expert or something......

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: JH6NX ()
Date: February 01, 2022 09:24PM

bump even though this place is dead

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Not Dead ()
Date: February 02, 2022 10:38AM

Hopefully this isn't a re-post. Maple Ave, Vienna Va, about 1959.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Jim in Sterling ()
Date: February 02, 2022 11:03AM

Is that reddish brick building what eventually became a Lowe's Hardware for some years in Vienna?

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Not Dead ()
Date: February 02, 2022 12:55PM

I think so. The photo has the viewer positioned in front of Southern States at Maple & Park, looking towards Lawyers Rd.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Human Tripod2 ()
Date: February 02, 2022 09:34PM

Sounds like Morris Katz & Sons...

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: V. Enna ()
Date: February 06, 2022 09:13AM

This former Pizza Hut still stands, but is some sort of spa salon.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Andy Ratlips ()
Date: February 06, 2022 10:18AM

Evening Star, 1961
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: niuvnmw ()
Date: February 06, 2022 12:28PM


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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Mainstreetmarshall ()
Date: February 06, 2022 01:04PM

Yes thats a correct location. It was my fathers gas station.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Mainstreet ()
Date: February 06, 2022 01:04PM

Yes thats a correct location. It was my fathers gas station.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bill.N. ()
Date: February 08, 2022 06:41PM

Jim in Sterling Wrote:
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> Is that reddish brick building what eventually
> became a Lowe's Hardware for some years in Vienna?


I cannot say for certain, but it looks like the word "Lowes" may be obscured by the Park Street sign and what I am guessing is a no parking sign.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Old Man Fairfax ()
Date: February 08, 2022 07:05PM

Bill.N. Wrote:
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> Jim in Sterling Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Is that reddish brick building what eventually
> > became a Lowe's Hardware for some years in
> Vienna?
>
>
> I cannot say for certain, but it looks like the
> word "Lowes" may be obscured by the Park Street
> sign and what I am guessing is a no parking sign.

There is a railroad crossing sign behind the hardware store.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Not Dead ()
Date: February 08, 2022 09:19PM

Bill.N. Wrote:
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> Jim in Sterling Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Is that reddish brick building what eventually
> > became a Lowe's Hardware for some years in
> Vienna?
>
>
> I cannot say for certain, but it looks like the
> word "Lowes" may be obscured by the Park Street
> sign and what I am guessing is a no parking sign.

At the very left edge of the photo, I think I'm seeing the end of the store's name, which looks like it ends in "Supply Co."

What looks like it might say Lowes probably says Lumber (then Millwork Paint). Under it, it says Hardware Roofing Cement

That said, that building did eventually become Lowes at some point.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Not Dead ()
Date: February 09, 2022 08:17AM

Not Dead Wrote:
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> Bill.N. Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Jim in Sterling Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > Is that reddish brick building what
> eventually
> > > became a Lowe's Hardware for some years in
> > Vienna?
> >
> >
> > I cannot say for certain, but it looks like the
> > word "Lowes" may be obscured by the Park Street
> > sign and what I am guessing is a no parking
> sign.
>
> At the very left edge of the photo, I think I'm
> seeing the end of the store's name, which looks
> like it ends in "Supply Co."
>
> What looks like it might say Lowes probably says
> Lumber (then Millwork Paint). Under it, it says
> Hardware Roofing Cement
>
> That said, that building did eventually become
> Lowes at some point.


On further research, it looks like this was the Vienna Building Supply Co. It was still there as of 1966, but I remember this as a Lowes by the early 70s.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Andy Ratlips ()
Date: February 15, 2022 06:56AM

Bradlee shopping center 1961
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Abassi ()
Date: February 15, 2022 08:13AM

That crispy fried fish those hot chips the ice cold Fanta's to cool your bongs , it would be a dream world to dig into that at a picnic table while sitting by the Brookville Pool in the summer of love 68, but I sadly was at the corner of Height and Ashbury st. bonus di benvenuto CasinoOnlineFlash.it in Frisco laughing at comically freakish hippy's whom would be weed soaked Dems for life !



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/26/2022 07:52AM by Abassi.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: shmoopy ()
Date: February 15, 2022 10:25AM

Huh?... What post are you referring to?

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Read Between The Lions ()
Date: February 15, 2022 12:04PM

Abassi Wrote:
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> That crispy fried fish those hot chips the ice
> cold Fanta's to cool your bongs , it would be a
> dream world to dig into that at a picnic table
> while sitting by the Brookville Pool in the summer
> of love 68 , but I sadly was at the corner of
> Height and Ashbury st. in Frisco laughing at
> comically freakish hippy's whom would be weed
> soaked Dems for life !
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Wow, Mike has Aged... ()
Date: February 15, 2022 04:39PM

He has to weigh 100 lbs more by now???
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: DLawson ()
Date: February 17, 2022 04:59PM

Wow, Mike has Aged... Wrote:
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> He has to weigh 100 lbs more by now???

I wasn't aware of this era. I knew Geronimo from his WPGC days. Lost track of him soon after (college and moves).

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: imjtg ()
Date: February 26, 2022 02:13PM

good story. sometimes it pays to have immediate consequences rather than prolonged legal crap. good cops.

true story

i was 12 maybe 13 and i had gotten into some trouble so my dad and i were out for supper and a "talk". my dad claimed he had a bit to much to drink so he asked me to drive home. it took about 5 minutes for us to get pulled over. my dad got out of the car and spoke with the cop. i do not know what he said to him. but a few minutes later dad came back told me to push over and drove us home.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Canterbury Woods kid ()
Date: March 05, 2022 05:13PM

More old pic's please. Thank you to those who made this thread!

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bumper! ()
Date: March 07, 2022 07:08PM

Bumper

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bumper! ()
Date: March 07, 2022 07:13PM

Bumper!

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bumper! ()
Date: March 07, 2022 07:14PM

Bumper!!

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bumper! ()
Date: March 07, 2022 07:14PM

Bumper-o!!

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Old Budapest In Fairfax City ()
Date: March 09, 2022 09:59PM

Gone but not forgotten , Ill post this in the thread about the Restaurants that closed

http://www.fairfaxunderground.com/forum/read.php?2,2692051,3831747,page=3#msg-3831747
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Once Jack In The Box Merrifield ()
Date: March 09, 2022 10:12PM

The building goes back Jack to about 1970 .Then after Jack had to close up due to expansion of the San Diego Ca based chain into areas where they did not do well they had to close all their shops here even thought they were on fire doing a great business due to some business deal

But Taco Bell at least brought their tacos to Nova , that said they were decent and still are but those greasy JIB tacos were the tops

In Merrifield across Rt 29 Lee Highway kitty corner to the old Johnston auto body place where Arbys is now that gave the Fairfax BOS hair pulling cause they just could not live and let live with the funky decorated auto body shop

Then after tearing the Taco Bell down and the bank that was one a national Bank of Fairfax and the lot up Gallows where Capital Camper was to do a huge redo of the Rt 29 and Gallows intersection , that was now over 12 years ago they and they stopped and it's still a ugly mess on that corner no business taxes coming now for over a decade from that Taco Bell and bank . Such a smooth move Fairfax Co and VDOT
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: TT Reynold Rt 236 Fairfax City ()
Date: March 09, 2022 10:38PM

A long time place to get something to eat and a beer gone long enough now to be old pic of Nova .

Since NOVA changes so fast and new people come here it only takes a year to be an old pic when a place is gone, then if you remember it and have been here two years your the old timer

Besides we are nearing the end of the internet on Old Pics of Fairfax or NOVA

Never damm it is it the DMV that's for LIMP LIBCUCKS . The DMV is the Dept of Motor Vehicles
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Some Place In NOVA ()
Date: March 09, 2022 10:43PM

I say its Kamp Washinton on a snow day but I don't remember a station there across from Goldies ice cream and great cheeseburger subs old white shack and Mr Donut with the bee hived waitresses but its been a long time ago now

Your turn to find some old pics people
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Old Iron ()
Date: March 10, 2022 05:48PM

TT Reynold Rt 236 Fairfax City Wrote:
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> A long time place to get something to eat and a
> beer gone long enough now to be old pic of Nova .
>
>
> Since NOVA changes so fast and new people come
> here it only takes a year to be an old pic when a
> place is gone, then if you remember it and have
> been here two years your the old timer
>
> Besides we are nearing the end of the internet on
> Old Pics of Fairfax or NOVA
>
> Never damm it is it the DMV that's for LIMP
> LIBCUCKS . The DMV is the Dept of Motor Vehicles

Before it was T.T. Reynolds it was the Wayne Feed Store. The store was decorated with the Purina Checker Board pattern, and there was a loading dock in the alley.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Harriet ()
Date: March 13, 2022 03:52PM

James Madison HS, 1961 Montpelier Yearbook
(back page, color)

Students at main entrance
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Harriet ()
Date: March 13, 2022 03:57PM

And another: same yearbook, JMHS 1961

Look for your mom, dad, aunt, uncle or sibling!
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Harriet ()
Date: March 13, 2022 04:09PM

In honor of JMHS 2021-22 Girls Varsity Basketball Team winning Virginia State Championship, I’ll happily post this 1961 JMHS photo. These ladies paved the way and we’re true pioneers of the sport in Fairfax County.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: FFX Oldy ()
Date: March 13, 2022 04:16PM

The old Dunkin Donuts on Strath Rd.

Does anyone remember what year they closed it? I worked there in high school. Many a early morning!


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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Yum! ()
Date: March 15, 2022 03:42AM

^ Yum!

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bump-O ()
Date: March 17, 2022 05:53AM

Yum! Wrote:
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> ^ Yum!

Bump-O

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: The Joke Started In Annandale ()
Date: March 18, 2022 11:13PM

The big wind up key joke on a VW engine compartment started at Annandale HS in 1957 when Jim Robinson went there as a freshman at age around 14

Jim Robinson, who is he ?

He was Sgt/ James W Robinson who gave his life for his country in 1966 in Vietnam and became the first Virginia to earn the Medal of honor in the Vietnam War

Ever heard of James W Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax by George Mason U

It's named for him

Pic of him on page 66 of the 1957 Annandale Anntenna yearbook far left 3 row from the bottom

https://archive.org/details/antenna1957anna/page/66/mode/2up
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Blue And Grey Forever! ()
Date: March 18, 2022 11:16PM

No the joke started at Washington and Lee in Arlington Co in 1959 !

But is always a pleasure to see a high school picture of a young US Army Medal Of Honor recipient who gave all for his country

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Andy Ratlips ()
Date: March 19, 2022 01:25PM

Aftermath of the Pickett shopping center tornado of 1973
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Harriet4TEH9 ()
Date: March 20, 2022 04:47PM

The Joke Started In Annandale Wrote:
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> The big wind up key joke on a VW engine
> compartment started at Annandale HS in 1957 when
> Jim Robinson went there as a freshman at age
> around 14
>
> Jim Robinson, who is he ?
>
> He was Sgt/ James W Robinson who gave his life for
> his country in 1966 in Vietnam and became the
> first Virginia to earn the Medal of honor in the
> Vietnam War
>
> Ever heard of James W Robinson Secondary School in
> Fairfax by George Mason U
>
> It's named for him
>
> Pic of him on page 66 of the 1957 Annandale
> Anntenna yearbook far left 3 row from the bottom
>
> https://archive.org/details/antenna1957anna/page/
> 66/mode/2up


Making sure and looking for sources, but this is NOT the Robinson SS namesake.

The RSS FCPS official site makes no mention of the namesake being a “local.”

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: NTLKF ()
Date: March 21, 2022 08:25PM

Yes, always check your facts. James W. Robinson went to HS in Illinois.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_W._Robinson_Jr.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Here's Johnny ! ()
Date: March 22, 2022 12:48PM

NTLKF Wrote:
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> Yes, always check your facts. James W. Robinson
> went to HS in Illinois.
>
I found him !
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: The Facts Of The Case. ()
Date: March 22, 2022 11:48PM

Sgt James W Robinson U.S.A who recieved the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroism at risk of his life in the face of the enemy above and beyond the call of duty in Vietnam , is the freshman Jim Robinson in that Annandale HS yearbook picture linked in the above post.

Robinson did not graduate from Annandale , he attended it. Then his family moved away from Virginia. His Medal Of Honor was presented to his parents at a ceremony in another state by a DOD offical , not by President Johnson which would have been at the White House.

His Medal of Honor is on display in the lobby of the school which bears his name. , unles it has be placed in a more secure area in the school , in any event it has been there since Robimson secondary opened in the early 1970s .From memory I will say it was Sept 1971.

As far as the Johhny joke , there are far better people to slur with insults then Americas Medal of Honor recipients who risked or more often gave their lives to save others in heavy combat or other combat circumstances, have some respect for their valor and their sacrifice of their lives .

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: That's Not James W Robinson MH ()
Date: March 22, 2022 11:55PM

The gravestones , as a Medal of Honor recepient on Government issued VA headstones are lettered in gold paint with a emblem of the Medal Of Honor or the letters MH that can be in any type of cemetary and are standard in US National Cemetaries .

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: The First Virginia Resident ()
Date: March 23, 2022 12:10AM

Is what the FCPS Robinson HS site states about SGT Robinson .

That's because he attended Annandale HS and was the first Virgona resident when he received the MOH after his death. he graduated from a high school in the mid west , I believe in ILL where he was born as that was where his parents were from and where they moved back to.

when he was killed in combat the year was 1966 by the time his parents were presented his MOH there were not that many MOH awards that had been made as it takes a year for the MOH to usually be awarded due to the in dept investigation of the facts of the actions of the recipient, so even in 1967 when the war really got hot and deadly it would be 1968 in most cases before a award of the MOH could be presented.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Drano13 ()
Date: April 02, 2022 08:52PM

The old house you are speaking of was Penguin Feathers.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Look at the photo again ()
Date: April 02, 2022 09:01PM

That's Not James W Robinson MH Wrote:
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> The gravestones , as a Medal of Honor recepient on
> Government issued VA headstones are lettered in
> gold paint with a emblem of the Medal Of Honor or
> the letters MH that can be in any type of cemetary
> and are standard in US National Cemetaries .

That is James W. Robinson's head stone, and he was from Illinois.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Drano13 ()
Date: April 02, 2022 09:59PM

Story Book Land was on Rt. 1 in Woodbridge Va. Actually in PWC. Now where Opitz Blvd. meets Rt.1 and heads to Potomac Mills Mall.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Robert Hanssen ()
Date: April 08, 2022 08:25AM

Robert Hansen, the epitome of Douche-Canoe Swamp Rat.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hanssen
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Ukraine Sunflower ()
Date: April 08, 2022 08:38AM

Long live Ukraine
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: That's Not James W Robinson MH ()
Date: April 08, 2022 08:39AM

Look at the photo again Wrote:
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> That's Not James W Robinson MH Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > The gravestones , as a Medal of Honor recepient
> on
> > Government issued VA headstones are lettered in
> > gold paint with a emblem of the Medal Of Honor
> or
> > the letters MH that can be in any type of
> cemetary
> > and are standard in US National Cemetaries .
>
> That is James W. Robinson's head stone, and he was
> from Illinois.

I’m not going to argue with you, moron. Its not him. How about you actually get up off your lazy fat ass and do the research instead of just pasting random pics from the internet and claiming its something its not.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: TrumpPutinskisuckofflov ()
Date: April 08, 2022 11:11AM

Two Backsliders.
They have a thing for one another...
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Russia Sucks ()
Date: April 08, 2022 11:15AM

Timeless statement, true 30 to 50 years ago, still true today.
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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Lets all look at the photo again ()
Date: April 11, 2022 07:17PM

That's Not James W Robinson MH Wrote:
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> Look at the photo again Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > That's Not James W Robinson MH Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > The gravestones , as a Medal of Honor
> recepient
> > on
> > > Government issued VA headstones are lettered
> in
> > > gold paint with a emblem of the Medal Of
> Honor
> > or
> > > the letters MH that can be in any type of
> > cemetary
> > > and are standard in US National Cemetaries .
> >
> > That is James W. Robinson's head stone, and he
> was
> > from Illinois.
>
> I’m not going to argue with you, moron. Its not
> him. How about you actually get up off your lazy
> fat ass and do the research instead of just
> pasting random pics from the internet and claiming
> its something its not.

If you can read look at the photo of the headstone. What does it say? What is the name on it? What state was James W. Robinson from?

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Omce Again Read The Facts ()
Date: April 11, 2022 09:17PM

Once again Sgt James W Robinson USA was the first Virginian killed in Vietnam, he went to Annandale HS but graduated from a school in another state , the fact he lived in Virginia is why he has been called a Virginian and because he was and still is the only person ever to go to a FCPS to earn the Medal Of Honor the honor fits. The late Col Westly Fox USMC who earned the MOH in Vietnam and lived to receive it serving 42 years in the Marines in ranks from private to full Col. before retiring to become the head of NROTC programs at VA TECH in Blackburg was born in Herndon where many other Fox family members are from . However he did not go to FCPS as his family moved to Front Royal where he grew up . These two MOH recipients are the only people identified from Fairfax County who lived here before earning the MOH. There have been numerous MOH recipients living in Fairfax Co but again only two lived here before they were awarded the Medal Of Honor .

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Storybook Land ()
Date: April 11, 2022 09:23PM

Was not at a intersection then or now , it was on a level spot that was low where the road went up on both sides of it on Rt 1 in PW Co. You may be right as to the intersection to the north of where it was , it's been a long time since it has been gone .

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bursting Your Bubble ()
Date: April 12, 2022 08:41AM

Omce Again Read The Facts Wrote:
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> Once again Sgt James W Robinson USA was the first
> Virginian killed in Vietnam, he went to Annandale
> HS but graduated from a school in another state ,
> the fact he lived in Virginia is why he has been
> called a Virginian and because he was and still is
> the only person ever to go to a FCPS to earn the
> Medal Of Honor the honor fits.

The picture in the yearbook is of a "Jim Robertson", a freshman in the class of 1957. Medal of Honor winner James W Robinson would have been two years older than that. Annandale does not claim James Robinson as as alumnus even though they claim other students who did not graduate from there. In naming a school for him FCPS does not claim he was a student in Fairfax County Schools. His official bio has his only contact with Fairfax County being that he lived in Annandale from the time after he was discharged from the USMC until the time he enlisted in the U.S. Army. My American Legion contact says the same thing. His bio says he was from Illinois and that he graduated from high school there. It is not beyond the realm of possibility that the future Sgt James W Robinson briefly attended a Fairfax County school. The ball is in your court to prove it though.

Also the normal designation I have seen for Medal of Honor winner Sgt. Robinson is Sgt James W Robinson USARV.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Warhawk2024 ()
Date: April 12, 2022 10:32AM

This use to be cool an learned a lot about Fairfax. Not a good now. I don't have any old fairfax pictures to post

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: John Carter ()
Date: April 12, 2022 01:40PM

At the intersection of Lee Highway and Quinn Street in Arlington. The train crossing the trestle is coming from Rosslyn. The Sinclair gas station in the lower left was wedged into the side of the road.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Bill.N. ()
Date: April 12, 2022 05:06PM

Warhawk2024 Wrote:
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> This use to be cool an learned a lot about
> Fairfax. Not a good now. I don't have any old
> fairfax pictures to post

If you don't have pictures to post, stories of historical interest are also appreciated.

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 342t4g535 ()
Date: April 12, 2022 07:06PM

FFX Oldy Wrote:
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> The old Dunkin Donuts on Strath Rd.
>
> Does anyone remember what year they closed it? I
> worked there in high school. Many a early
> morning!
>
>

There weren't ad council radio ads and articles in the paper that it cause diabetes and cancer until the 1980's

doughnuts were popular before people realized: "anything that tastes good ends your life early"

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 342ggh ()
Date: April 12, 2022 07:23PM

Some Place In NOVA Wrote:
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> I say its Kamp Washinton on a snow day but I don't
> remember a station there across from Goldies ice
> cream and great cheeseburger subs old white shack
> and Mr Donut with the bee hived waitresses but its
> been a long time ago now
>
> Your turn to find some old pics people

file.php?2,file=483113,filename=somewher

uphill incline, y in the road, gas station tip of V, grocery behind it ... i'd say it could be intersection 236 & 29 which i guess you can call kamp washington

i never saw it in 1959 though - so i'm unsure - i just remember there was a gas station there and it was take down for some other business, probably in the 1990's that happened

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 342ggh ()
Date: April 12, 2022 07:27PM

236 & 29 & 50 - unusual intersection the roads all change direction and name there

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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: 5050man ()
Date: April 12, 2022 08:09PM

342ggh Wrote:
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> 236 & 29 & 50 - unusual intersection the roads all
> change direction and name there

That's because they re-numbered the roads.

Little River Turnpike used to be numbered Route 50. So you're on Route 50 (LRT) in Annndale, and when you get to the (Kamp Washington) intersection, LRT continues straight throuh. Today, we still call the road on the west side of the intersection "Route 50". It goes out to Aldie, VA, and crosses the Little River (that's a creek that people used to ship goods on) out there in the sticks.

But the eastern part of LRT (from Alexandria, through Annandale, and Fairax) up to the intersection has been renumbered in modern times from "50" to "236".

Correspondingly, the eastern part of what we now call "Route 50" (aka Main Street, Fairfax Blvd, Arlington Blvd) used to be "Route 236".

The two roads swapped numbers in 1933.



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Re: Old pictures of Fairfax county, love em!
Posted by: Old Road ()
Date: April 12, 2022 09:44PM

5050man Wrote:
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> 342ggh Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > 236 & 29 & 50 - unusual intersection the roads
> all
> > change direction and name there
>
> That's because they re-numbered the roads.
>
> Little River Turnpike used to be numbered Route
> 50. So you're on Route 50 (LRT) in Annndale, and
> when you get to the (Kamp Washington)
> intersection, LRT continues straight throuh.
> Today, we still call the road on the west side of
> the intersection "Route 50". It goes out to Aldie,
> VA, and crosses the Little River (that's a creek
> that people used to ship goods on) out there in
> the sticks.
>
> But the eastern part of LRT (from Alexandria,
> through Annandale, and Fairax) up to the
> intersection has been renumbered in modern times
> from "50" to "236".
>
> Correspondingly, the eastern part of what we now
> call "Route 50" (aka Main Street, Fairfax Blvd,
> Arlington Blvd) used to be "Route 236".
>
> The two roads swapped numbers in 1933.


I didn't know until recently that Rte 50 (the one we know today) between Fairfax Circle and Seven Corners wasn't even there in the 1930s. Not sure when they added that section, but it looks like sometime in the 1940s.

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