With the continuous changes in the Facebook and Instagram algorithm, that determines what you see on your newsfeed that restricts who gets to see my posts. And Facebook pushing me to “Boost” my post for my followers to see what I post. I have been using Facebook less and less. I hope you will follow me
I just learned that there is a plan to tear down the beans elevator along the river to make room for the new high school. While I am saddened at the thought I know that progress is made through sacrifice and hopeful that a new school will bring great things for Saginaw. The question is
I worked at the Trippensee Planetarium Company in the early 90’s shortly after graduating from high school. The company made planetarium models and water sampling equipment which was sold under the Wildco name. Bill and Betty Phillips owned the company which was started by Betty’s Father and Uncle in 1905. You can learn more about
I think none of the original buildings remain in the town of Frankentrost. The town once stood east of Saginaw on Saginaw-Vassar Road which is now M-46 near the Immanuel Luthern Church. The name of the town comes from Franconia, a region in Bavaria, and trost the German word for comfort. The town was founded
Many years ago there was an old sawmill town on the corner of Tittabawassee and Lawndale. Nothing of the old town remains, but I have driven thru there many times in my lifetime, and I would say Tittabawassee is one of the busiest roads in Saginaw County. I wonder if anyone else knows about the
I came across this old photo of Genesee Street taken in 1975. I got a kick out of the Saginaw Transit Service vans. I think this is where the State Of Michigan building now stands but I am not 100 percent sure. The building on the left has HOME DARY COMPANY on the front of
I pass by this old building on Court Street frequently and I have always wondered about its history. It is across from the Court Street Theatre. I know at one time there were railroad tracks and a train depot in the area, and I am wondering if this old building was part of the railroad.
Work crews are in the process of tearing down the old parking ramp next to the former Jacobson’s building. They have reavealed two murals hidden from view for years. Unless you have been living on an alien planet you know what Coca Cola is, but I am not sure about the other one. I can
I was traveling through downtown and the new Delta College building was looking radiant in the summer sunshine. I had to stop and take a photograph of it. This is the first pic I took of it since it was completed. Thank you for Subscribing to Pure Saginaw, If you have not subscribed yet, It
I have not been able to get out and take pics for the past few months so I thought I would share some photos from past years. I hope things will get better and I can’t say thank you enough for the sacrifices made for our freedom.