This looks just like the Ponderosa I remember!
1 cent gumballs
Remember when you had to have 2 keys?
When I was a small child Bakers Square was Poppin Fresh Pies
Mcdonald’s Old Menu...1972
Kmart store after sunset
Snowy day, Downtown Des Moines, 1953. View is of 7th Street and Locust looking west. United Federal Savings and a row of Curbliners are on the south side of the block. Foreman & Clark mens store is above Fanny Farmer Candies. Bishop's Cafeteria and DM Register & Tribune [525-000, number of Sunday subscribers] are on the north side of the street.
Corner of 7th and Walnut, downtown Des Moines, looking North, 1958. Younkers Department Store is on the left, SS Kresges on the right [ current site of The Kaleidoscope Mall]. Far in the distance [center] is the Bankers Life building.
Polk County Courthouse, probably late 1920's. View is from NW of the building looking to the SE. The Federal Building is to the left of the Courthouse.
Street Repair Crew, Corner of 6th Avenue and Locust looking North, late 1920's to early 30's. Bankers Trust bldg. is behind the traffic light. St. Ambrose Cathedral is distance
Downtown Des Moines, 8th and Locust, looking East 1965. Des Moines Register and Tribune and Bishops Buffet are on the left [ north side of street]. The old Younkers Parkade [parking ramp] is on the south side.
NCR Cash Register, how many of these were in businesses all over town, large and small
Grateful Dead, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, June 16, 1974
Derby Gas Station Sign... Pester, it's a gas!