1928 – Geo. McMullen (McMullin)

October 31, 2014


1641 69th Avenue

This is spooky, a mark by George McMullin several years older than the others I’ve found, and spelled differently! Also without his middle initial S! How did this happen? What does it mean?

1913 – Hutchinson Co.

October 30, 2014


69th Avenue at Morken Street

As usual, I record every centenarian mark.

Lee Railsback

October 29, 2014


2116 Havenscourt Boulevard

My first example from Lee Railsback was rather poor, so it’s a pleasure to feature this excellent one from a lovely part of East Oakland.


October 28, 2014


2232 66th Avenue

Another combination of A. G. Moniz, this time (probably) with A. J. Silva, although possibly Joe B. Silva.

1969 – VJK

October 27, 2014

2424 66th Avenue

There are vague letters at the top that I can’t read. I had to revisit this mark to get a shot that included everything; the location is awkward.

1940 – T. J. Garvey

October 26, 2014


2250 66th Avenue

Always nice to find a new date from T. J. Garvey.

1938 – J. Anderson

October 25, 2014


2469 66th Avenue

Most J. Anderson marks don’t include his contractor number.


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