8.24.2015

Classic Kodachrome Monday #54

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:

This Week:

What: Summer at the Lake

Why: A great vintage look at the lazy days of Summer, captured in such a way as to evoke some very nostalgic moods.        

When: July of 1944, based on the writing on the slide mount.  

Where: Moultonborough, NH. The slide mount identified it only as Lake Kanasatka with the date, and given the remote locale, I did not expect to have any luck in finding the location on a Google Street view, whose coverage of such an area would be expectedly sparse.  However, as soon as I dropped the street view at a location that MIGHT be a possible location, I was suddenly looking directly at the scene above, as the unique houses directly gave away.  The roadway has been redone in this area with the old alignment visible in between the new road and the houses, but the scene is generally unchanged! 



Who: Not a soul to be seen here in this view, only a car to tell of the era.      

How (much): Just $4.90 for this slide from ebay.  While it may not be as exciting as a Big Apple scene, the price was right for this piece of history snapped over 70 years ago!