Monday, March 14, 2011

New Carrollton, Summer, 1973

The Bowie Blade covered some stories from New Carrollton. Here are some pictures of New Carrollton from the Summer of 1973.

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A construction project near at the intersection of 85th Avenue and Route 450. The cars in the foreground are heading north on 85th Avenue. The Sheraton can be seen on the other side of Route 450. The hotel is now a Four Points by Sheraton. Click here for a Google view of this intersection.

Beckett Field in New Carrollton. Beckett Field is located at the end of 85th Avenue.

Giant Cola with the pull top.

The Ramada Inn is on the other side of the Capital Beltway. It's now a Best Western. Click here for a current Google view of the Best Western. The building under construction is the present day Radio One building. Click here for a current Google view of the Radio One building.

A guy named Boo dumping a Black Label over another guy's head.

These pictures were posted as part of the Bowie Blade Pic Project, I've been posting pictures taken by Arnie Miles for the Bowie Blade between 1973 and 1975.

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