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Old 12-09-2016, 01:03 AM
 
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Jump into the fifties you can try Jasper, Arkansas.
Nah, Jasper is a terrible place, don't go live there.
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Old 12-09-2016, 01:06 AM
 
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I have a 1st cousin that lives there. I've been all over the state of Ohio.... Tiffin.
Yeah, I looked around at it a little on google maps and it looks pretty neat.
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Old 12-09-2016, 07:57 AM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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...Of course, nobody dresses like it's the 1950s, drives 50s cars, or owns furniture and appliances straight out of the 50s. That doesn't exist anywhere.
I guess my 'strata' is from the "Twilight Zone"... many of us still drive our dependable 50's pickups and wear clothes we made while in 4-H (during the 1950's and 60's). Fortunately we had "Frostline kits" and Camp 7 (which I am wearing today (and warm in 80 mph freezing rain) ).

I hope I NEVER have to be stuck driving a car with a PLASTIC dash! or worse Plastic Door handles! (have had a few of those... they work great during freezing rain and snow )

I still am daily using a washing machine from the 1950's, no problem, TONS of diapers have been through it. My mixer, waffle maker (1918), toaster, juke box (1938) and many other items are older than I am. We get along fine together. I left my TV behind in 1968, so no problem there. The majority of my furniture was delivered by covered wagon. I have my grandparents wedding gift bedroom set circa 1918. It still sleeps fine, and is among my 'modern stuff'. I build what I need from forest wood I harvest and cut myself. (so do most my neighbors)
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Old 12-09-2016, 09:51 AM
 
Location: Knoxville
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I guess my 'strata' is from the "Twilight Zone"... many of us still drive our dependable 50's pickups and wear clothes we made while in 4-H (during the 1950's and 60's). Fortunately we had "Frostline kits" and Camp 7 (which I am wearing today (and warm in 80 mph freezing rain) ).

I hope I NEVER have to be stuck driving a car with a PLASTIC dash! or worse Plastic Door handles! (have had a few of those... they work great during freezing rain and snow )

I still am daily using a washing machine from the 1950's, no problem, TONS of diapers have been through it. My mixer, waffle maker (1918), toaster, juke box (1938) and many other items are older than I am. We get along fine together. I left my TV behind in 1968, so no problem there. The majority of my furniture was delivered by covered wagon. I have my grandparents wedding gift bedroom set circa 1918. It still sleeps fine, and is among my 'modern stuff'. I build what I need from forest wood I harvest and cut myself. (so do most my neighbors)
You apparently have some sort of modern electronic device to participate on this thread :-)
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Old 12-09-2016, 04:31 PM
 
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what i mean is there a town stuck in 50's,60s that in such town there might be people who casualy wear 50s,60s clothes,drive classic cars ...etc

Once a year the Town of Stockbridge Mass does it.Still no traffic lights in the town Norman Rockwell made famous.

Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas - Stockbridge Chamber of Commerce - Stockbridge, MA



If you want a town that wears the cloths and goes through all the motions 365 days a year try Sturbridge Mass

https://www.osv.org/
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Old 12-09-2016, 05:10 PM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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You apparently have some sort of modern electronic device to participate on this thread :-)
Of course not everything is as OLD as I am... my solar (26 yrs) and LED lights are 'new'. Bio Diesel burner and brewer for only 40 yrs...

but still on 'dial-up' cuz I am a USA rural dweller in a restricted zone (no more building allowed, no satellite dishes, no cell towers. no DSL, no Cable, no broadband.)


I get lots better rural connectivity when living in NZ, AU, and Thailand.

so.... it is likely that the USA will soon resemble Cuba (1950's cars are the 'new thing')
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Old 06-10-2017, 04:29 PM
 
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Default I want it too!

I am in the process of creating exactly what you're talking about! There's a small town called Morganza, Louisiana that still has a full service gas station, a sheriff that walks around, a cafe and everything is in walking distance. Currently working on building a drive-in and reopening the general store, antique store and ice cream shop that was open in the 40's.
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Old 06-10-2017, 06:19 PM
 
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I am in the process of creating exactly what you're talking about! There's a small town called Morganza, Louisiana that still has a full service gas station, a sheriff that walks around, a cafe and everything is in walking distance. Currently working on building a drive-in and reopening the general store, antique store and ice cream shop that was open in the 40's.
Apparently scenes from Easy Rider were filmed there.

Good luck!
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Old 06-11-2017, 08:45 AM
 
Location: North Dakota
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Is there any town in Usa that maybe stuck in time like 50s,60s ?
Much of western Montana and Wyoming is stuck in the 50s and 60s. The 1850s and 1860s.
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Old 01-06-2019, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Mequon, WI
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Anaconda, MT


https://www.google.com/maps/@46.1358...7i13312!8i6656
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