Oil usually floats on water while tar will lurk below. Now imagine yourself as a Columbian mammoth out for stroll around
USC digital achive photos (cir. 1927-1932)
Off to the pits on August 16, 1989 for no particular reason in an era resting on the eve of sweeping technology to come, when we carried a pager (if anything) instead of a cell phone and a call in meant combing the streets to find a phone booth to pair up with your roll of quarters. Though we were mired in pre tech tar, we weren’t all that accountable for street time and the dog could therefore still eat homework. The dow jumps to nearly 2700.
Local plaque and a national natural landmark
Plaque inscription: NO. 170
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