Floyd's Stockton Memories

Memories Both Current And Past From The Demented Mind Of Floyd Of Stockton, California (And More!)

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Location: Stockton, California, United States

I grew up watching Bob Wilkins plus reading Famous Monsters Magazine. My Two Idols Are Bob Wilkins And Forrest J. Ackerman.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Before & After: 1060 North Wilson Way

Above is S-Mart Foods taken about 10 years ago and its replacement, the Grocery Outlet was taken last year. This building was built and opened in 1973 originally as ALBERTSON'S MARKET, it was replaced by FOOD BANK in 1982 (owned by the SAVE MART SUPERMARKET of MODESTO chain, not to be confused with the locally owned SAVE-MART which as a store down the street at 1530 WATERLOO ROAD.) then they were renamed SMART FOODS in 1991 then S-MART FOODS in 1996.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

6623 Pacific Avenue Before & After

The top picture was taken in 2001 while the bottom picture was taken this year. TOWER RECORDS was a beloved institution for many years before going bankrupt and going out of business in 2006.

However in Stockton, It was replaced by (a much better) RASPUTIN MUSIC & MOVIES, a Berkeley based Eclectic Music And Video Store. Now I don't have to travel all the way to the Bay Area!

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Don Quick Market-Lincoln Village West-Stockton-1987

Long Gone! Once Part Of A Local Empire Which Had A Total Of 7 Markets In Stockton And Others Locations In Oakdale, Sonora, Tracy & Rio Vista. Today This Location Is the MARINA MARKETPLACE.

Downtown Stockton-1987

At the SouthEast Corner Of Main & American Streets. Former ROSENTHALS buildings (and before that SF Floral at this corner and Breuners Appliance Division just to the left.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Remember GEMCO?

1986 picture. That location (4707 Pacific Ave) is now TARGET. I Sure Miss GEMCO. I literally grew up in that store!

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

100 Block Of West Harding Way Before & After

Top Photo Taken In 2003. Bottom Photo Taken In 2009.