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Don Boyd | all galleries >> Memories of Old Hialeah, Old Miami and Old South Florida Photo Galleries - largest non-Facebook collection on the internet >> 1950 to 1959 Miami Area Historical Photos Gallery - click on image to view > 1959 - 21101 to 21105 S. Federal Highway, Miami
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1959 - 21101 to 21105 S. Federal Highway, Miami
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1959 - 21101 to 21105 S. Federal Highway, Miami

21101 to 21105 S. Federal Highway, Dade County


The view is looking south and the address is on the left side.


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Guest 19-Jul-2014 05:32
Now it's a Wal-Mart
Ben A. 20-Oct-2012 08:13
1975-1988 clack clack clack clack...yup!
Tony C. 05-Feb-2008 22:53
My Dad used to (still does) call it "old clackity", that is, Us1 between Perrine and Florida City.
Jose C 08-Jan-2008 02:29
You can't forget that NW 36 ST was cement street, also. I grew up in Allapatah in the 80's and use to hear it everytime we went west on 36ST to Hialeah.
Dani 05-Jan-2008 06:08
I remember that sound as a kid! I completely forgot about it until now. My sons don't have that small joy when we head up to Cutler Ridge Mall (screw off "Southland" and "Cutler Bay").
Guest 19-Dec-2007 16:40
born and raised in perrine used to lay in bed at night and hear the trucks running over those expansion joints. can still hear that to this day. that was in the 40s and 50s. sometimes time does stand still.
Ray24-Oct-2007 01:53
To give you some idea where this is, it's now a car dealership just south of the Cutler Ridge Mall. It's property between 211 St and a canal. This appears to be after US1 was widened. Notice the right (SB) lanes are concrete. You can see the expansion joints. The NB lanes are smooth asphalt. Many of us remember the unique sound of going over that old cement US1. To a little kid with an active imagination, it sounded like horses galloping. Real horsepower. I think that type of roadway is all gone, except maybe some sections of old Dixie near Homestead. The sound still makes me grin.