This photo was a surprise to me and my sisters.

While it wasn’t a surprise that our Grandpa Harlow rode a Harley-Davidson in high school, we were all amazed to see our Mom pull something out of the archives showing her on the back of a big twin!  Location: 9th and Gamble in Anchorage AK – still a US Territory when the picture was snapped around 1951.  “The edge of the city” at the time, my Mom said.  Behind her and friend Don is my grandpa’s Chevy Fleetline sedan.  The Chugach Mountain Range to the east is looming over everyone in the background.

Looking at Google Maps, we see that the same view in the current day is very different!

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