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Messick High School - 1955

Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:57 pm

rizzy56 recently posted a photo that was unseen to most of us (see here) and Brian Petersen, myself and a few others were trying to ID the location. Unknown to us at the time it was from Mike Freeman's collection and he had already placed it at Messick High School. We had previously researched that venue about four years ago and our efforts this time at least gave me the opportunity to do a page up and put some other known ones in context.
Steve Cropper helped out with this one too.

check it out at:
http://scottymoore.net/messick.html

Boy, summer's slipping away quick, huh? Hope you all had a good one.
Jim

Re: Messick High School - 1955

Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:54 pm

Nice stuff, thanks for sharing!

Re: Messick High School - 1955

Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:05 pm

Excellent, as always.

Did you mean to post the same shot twice?

http://scottymoore.net/images/Messick/5502__.jpg
http://scottymoore.net/images/Messick/121954bkx1.jpg

Re: Messick High School - 1955

Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:28 pm

No. Actually that got by me. The close cropping made it look like a different shot. Hmm, now I have to decide which to remove.
Always a keen eye. Thanks

Re: Messick High School - 1955

Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:43 am

The second one is better quality.

Re: Messick High School - 1955

Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:20 pm

Yes, the second is much better. I did however initally remove that one and opt for the other since the focus is the venue really and the worse one showed much more of the stage, and context. I decided though to add them both back in though noting it was a cloeser crop of the image above it.