Recent content by manumuskin

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    Welcome to the new Boyd's Maps Forum!

    I think Thats the normal course of things that a 100K topo would have less detail then a 24 K topo since the 100 K covers four times as much area as a 24 K topo does,100 K is 100,000 inches on ground to one on the map while 24,000K is 24,000 inches on ground to one on map.@$ K has much more...
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    Savoy Death

    When you stand up and start to walk across the floor and it all sounds like a bowl of rice crispies accompanied with moans of pain I"d think that was at least a sign of old age.
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    Historic Highways of America

    drive into the Buttonwood Hill camp site. Park and walk to the southwest corner of the clearing about here, https://online.boydsmaps.com/#18/39.62865/-74.61867/pines1995bw and walk down into the swamp and you'll see a low ridge heading westward into the swamp.As you progress down this shallow...
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    Savoy Death

    I know I am old and I"m 56.I never had any fear that my A$$ could cash the checks my mouth would write but not any more.Sadly I have to rely on my 6ft 3 240 lb grandson to do cash my mouth checks now:-(
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    Saving a rare and ‘picky’ wildflower

    Chaffseeds rule, Pitch Pine drool.
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    Various From Today

    I believe I have that blue map above
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    Tesla

    I just don't use my turn signals when Mommas in the car.Farting in the car with Momma is not a wise move,better to risk a no signal ticket.
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    Tesla

    New Jersey "The Sue Me State" How do you sue a car that drives itself???? Hmmmm. I saw these problems before they appeared.THis stuff has been happening for many years,it's called falling asleep at the wheel,the car drives itself,for a few seconds anyway
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    Tesla

    who does he sue?
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    Then & Now Photos

    you can still find septic tank lids along the beach or at least you could before the beach replenishment a few years ago.don't know if they took em or just dumped sand over em.Thompsons they left the one foundation fireplace/chimney and the septic lids and a set of steps just east of the foundation
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    Then & Now Photos

    I didn't start going out to Moores beach till around 2000 because the people that lived there back before then were not friendly.There were signs as you pulled up to the dunes that said if you don't live here you don't belong here and there was absolutely no place to park or to access the...
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    Then & Now Photos

    PS I remember they had nice new black Cadillacs out side but as i said no doors or windows in the house.,We had a door and windows but a beat up pickup truck that you could see the road through the floor so I guess we were both at about the same wealth level.
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    Then & Now Photos

    Boyd My Dad used to be a commercial fisherman and crabber in Delaware bay.He would often sell his catch in Bivalve/Shell Pile.I was a kid in the 70;s I remember driving down the road to Shell pile and there were maybe half a dozen houses there back then,a few on both sides of the road.They were...
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    Then & Now Photos

    I search for lost buildings/cellar holes on Historical aerials but your map makes it much easier to see larger areas at a glance and then check the aerials for confirmation.I use your 1930 aerial frequently ,the 1940';s amd 50';s are clearer but of course the 31 shows buildings that fell down...
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    Stealth camping and caterpillars

    You really havent Guy.You were grey when I met you and no wrinkles and your about the same now.I forget how long ago that was.ten,twelve years ago?