Category Archives: Wayback Machine

AddALL Book Search Site

In the past, I used Fetchbook – http://www.fetchbook.info/ (link no longer works, hasn’t worked for a long time, and it’s not available on Wayback Machine) to research book prices, but it went down a while back. Somebody on Facebook today … Continue reading

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Soviet B-39 Submarine Ship Museum, San Diego, California

As part of my ongoing Ship Museums series, I chose B-39, a Russian submarine that is now part of the San Diego Maritime Museum. GPS locations: Google Maps, Microsoft Bing, Mapquest Soviet B-39: http://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/soviet-b-39/ Official website – Maritime Museum of … Continue reading

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USCGC Comanche (ATA-202, WATA-202, WMEC-202) Coast Guard Ship Museum

USCGC Comanche (ATA-202, WATA-202, WMEC-202) http://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/uscgc-comanche-ata-202-wata-202-wmec-202/ Built At: Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Port Arthur, Texas Official Website – http://www.76fsa.org/cgta/comanche.htm (no longer works), but Wayback Machine to the rescue: https://web.archive.org/web/20160325032119/http://www.76fsa.org/cgta/comanchee.htm. USCG (Wayback Machine): https://web.archive.org/web/20170430211615/https://www.uscg.mil/history/cutters/165a/Comanche1934.asp Bing Maps: Bing Maps USCGC Comanche … Continue reading

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HMCS Ojibwa (S72) – Ship Museum

Today’s ship museum post is about HMCS Ojibwa (S72), a Canadian submarine. I found it on HNSA‘s website: HMCS OJIBWA: https://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/hmcs-ojibwa/ Wikipedia: HMCS Ojibwa (S72): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Ojibwa_(S72) Google Maps: HMCS Ojibwa (S72) Official website: http://www.hmcsojibwamuseum.ca/ https://web.archive.org/web/20111229192315/http://projectojibwa.ca/ (Wayback Machine) – appears to be … Continue reading

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Find-A-Grave Save to Wayback Machine Change

In the past, you could save Find-A-Grave memorials, photos, etc. to the Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/. Now, it gives an error message when I try adding new items from Find-A-Grave: http://www.findagrave.com – Access Denied Error code 15 This request was blocked … Continue reading

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Exploring The Ruins of This Forgotten Military Fort – Fort Macomb, Louisiana: YouTube and Vimeo Videos

Showed up as a random YouTube suggestion. DO NOT visit here unless you know what you are doing AND let somebody know you are going. Exploring The Ruins of This Forgotten Military Fort: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0fOFKmR8IE&t (around 11:09 minutes long). Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_MacombContinue reading

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Ways Find-A-Grave Needs to Improve

First and foremost, start with a Help section https://www.findagrave.com/list-faqs that does more than what the current Help section does. For starters, break the list into Rules that have to be followed by everybody and Guidelines that individual memorial managers can choose … Continue reading

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Fayette, Mississippi: Folk Art Frog Farm – Mississippi Mondays

When I saw this on Roadside America – Fayette, Mississippi: Folk Art Frog Farm – Mississippi Mondays: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/35118, I debated using it for Mississippi Mondays or Weirdness Wednesdays. From the link: A folk artist named Louise Cadney Coleman has named … Continue reading

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IJN Mikasa Ship Museum

Here’s one of the oldest battleship museums afloat. The IJN Mikasa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Mikasa. See also https://www.cnet.com/news/japans-114-year-old-battleship-mikasa-a-relic-of-another-time/ and https://museumships.us/japan/mikasa. It was built in 1899 – 1900. Here are several other sites: Photo Tour: https://www.vaq136.com/mikasa/index.html; Wayback Machine link: https://web.archive.org/web/20100911090314/http://www.scientificamericanpast.com/Scientific%20American%201900%20to%201909/4/lg/sci421904.htm; http://www.kinenkan-mikasa.or.jp/ – Official site … Continue reading

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Lunar Lander Hancock County Welcome Center – Mississippi Mondays February 11, 2019

I wasn’t familiar with this attraction until I was digging through Roadside America’s Mississippi collection: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/location/ms/all. If you didn’t know, Mississippi is home to the John C. Stennis Space Center https://www.nasa.gov/centers/stennis/home/index.htmlorhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Stennis_Space_Center. It’s not too far, 8.6 miles per Google Maps … Continue reading

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