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Al’s Bar …

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This is Al’s Bar on Gulf Beach Highway.  It was located four or five blocks out from Navy Blvd, almost across from Sunset that runs in front of the old Navy Point Shopping Center.  I do not know if Al’s is still there, most likely not since this photo was made in the 1950’s.  I know one thing … Al’s patrons sure had a fine taste in cars!

Written by Frank Hardy

June 24, 2011 at 9:22 am

Posted in West Pensacola

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  1. Frank,
    I have some colorized photos of the Old Navy Point Theater and Palm Furniture on my Flikr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cam-villar/sets/72157630862554568/

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    Cam Villar

    August 21, 2012 at 8:01 pm

    • Cam … those are nice. The Martine sign is not there anymore, is it? You must have made those photos years ago … I like the posterized effect you did in Photoshop. Thanks for the comment … Frank

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      Frank Hardy

      August 22, 2012 at 12:21 pm

      • Frank,
        Thanks. You can go ahead and remove this post. I just wanted you to see the Palm Furniture shots in case you have any negatives of when it was in its prime, I’d sure love to see them for comparison.

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        Cam Villar

        August 22, 2012 at 1:24 pm

  2. That’s a 1957 Chevrolet and a 1956 Ford Thunderbird, for dating the photo.

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    Robert Hood

    August 20, 2012 at 3:45 pm

  3. Al’s had the very best pastrami sandwiches ever, piled high with very thin slices of pastrami!

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    Fransue (Sue) Baldwin McShane

    August 19, 2012 at 2:06 pm


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