Every Monday, I'll be spotlighting a different classic Kodachrome slide that I've picked up, and trying where I can to detail the who, what, when, where, why, and how (much) of the image:
When: Noted as being 1952 according to the sale listing.
Where: Santa Fe, NM. The slide is noted as being of U.S. Route 66 going through town, and I may have actually found it by searching on "Route 66 slide" The view has managed to remain little altered, and still looks like a very fascinating place to visit. Interestingly, the street lamps are not quite the same, but are very similar in style, and actually look historic to the era.
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Who: The two ladies, the little boy (who would now be about 70 years old!), I wish I knew who they were, but alas I don't.
How (much): Picked up for the pair for $16.73 on ebay. Pricey to be sure, but the images were really nice, so I have no regrets. " Pair? Images?" you say? Yes. Below is a bonus view from the adjacent street corner looking roughly in the same direction. Lots going on to make this overcast day still look colorful!