Newly Revealed Photos From the Library of Congress Show San Antonio’s Vintage Signs and Storefronts

Last month, the Library of Congress published more than 10,000 vintage photographs of American roadside curios snapped by photographer John Margolies. Margolies…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Ray Rogers Mobil, San Antonio, Texas
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Vintage Alamo City Views Abound in the New Book ‘San Antonio’s Historic Hotels’

Released in October by Arcadia Publishing, local history enthusiast Davd L. Peché’s new book San Antonio’s Historic Hotels turns back the clock…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Vintage Alamo City Views Abound in the New Book ‘San Antonio’s Historic Hotels’
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24 Things You'll Only Remember If You're a True San Antonian

San Antonio loves being nostalgic. And part of the nostalgic tendencies includes remembering things that no longer exist in the Alamo City.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bread rolling on conveyor belt on Butter Krust billboard
San Pedro used to be a lot more tempting to drive down, as it was home of the iconic moving billboard from Butter Krust at the Hildebrand intersection. The “Falling Slices” billboard was exactly what it sounds like. Slice after slice would tumble down endlessly from the infinite loaf.
Photo via Instagram / barbacoapparel
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25 dreamy vintage photos of winter in San Antonio

With the help of Vintage San Antonio and the UTSA Special Collections, you can reminisce on the white Christmases and snowy winters of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

January 1949 Snow covering Alamo Plaza,
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