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    I sure a fair amount of what they picked up was from the horse...

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    A narrow street!

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    Or all the other horses. That was WHY they had street sweepers in the first place...

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    That overflowing trash barrel in the back seems to indicate they either didn't empty them very often or everyone walked around wadding up paper and throwing it away.

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    Sailors turning capstan to weigh anchor. 1932.

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    I'm thinking this is from the USNA. We weren't using wooden sailing vessels in the 1930s, however midshipmen still had to learn how to sail.

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    Cocklepickers. Lancashire, England. 1916.

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    Machine shop inside Wilson Dam on the Tennessee River, 1947.
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