I’m just getting home after a really long day and I can’t come up with much to say. However, I’ve been thinking about something in the 1969 campus picture from yesterday. Notice how small and how few the trees were along the loop in between the then relatively new science buildings and the RMC:
I recently found a ground level photo that must have been taken at around this same time. The whole row of oaks near the road isn’t there yet. It looks powerfully strange:
And there are only a few tiny trees in that spot in this rather dizzying 1965 shot:
Bonus: Just for fun, here’s the front side of the library in 1969.