By way of Laughing Squid and Todd Lappin of Telstar Logistics, the corner of San Francisco’s South Van Ness at Army in 1953 (above) and in 2008 (below).
The great line: “Like a bug in amber.” And the link that’s certain to consume way too much of your day: The Cushman Collection’s vintage San Francisco color photo archive.
With over 1700 photos in the archive, feel free to direct us all to your favorites below. Or even consider submitting your very own “then and nows” as a tip (email@example.com).
UPDATE: Did we say certain to consume way too much of your day? Make that week: San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection.
∙ Then and Now: South Van Ness at Army, 1953 vs. 2008 [Laughing Squid]
∙ The Cushman Collection’s vintage San Francisco color photo archive [indiana.edu]