Linda Shay

Linda Shay

Research Historian at Saving History. "because your story is priceless"
Linda Shay
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counter top wine rack. by JMJmetal on Etsy

Made out of steel and wood. Can hold up to one case of wine bottles). Wood can be stained to match as well.

A little patch of heaven from hand-me-downs, trash, and findings.

A little patch of heaven from hand-me-downs, trash, and findings.

This fantastic contraption, called the ‘Routefinder’, showed 1920s drivers in the UK the roads they were travelling down, gave them the mileage covered and told them to stop when they came at journey’s end.  The technology – a curious cross between the space age and the stone age – consisted of a little map scroll inside a watch, to be ‘scrolled’ (hence the word) as the driver moved along on the map. A multitude of scrolls could be fitted in the watch to suit the particular trip the driver…

‘Routefinder’, consisted of a little map scroll inside a watch, to be ‘scrolled’ (hence the word) as the driver moved along on the map. A multitude of scrolls could be fitted in the watch to suit the particular trip the driver fancied taking.

Outside Vicchio, Italy

Outside Vicchio, Italy