Captain Ralph Henricks, USAF, was assigned to Tainan Air Base, where he served as the Base Procurement Officer from November 1967 to December 1969.
We have posted photos from Captain Henricks previously.
There are a number of his photographs in the Taipei AS Web Pages, look HERE.
A previous series of photographs from Captain Henricks, which followed the construction of a new water line were posted on this blog, look HERE.
Today, photos taken in and around the city of Tainan. 1967-1969
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|Tainan street 1968. Looks like cool winter weather. Nice looking pedicabs.|
|Lots of weight in those Rice bags. Life was not easy in Taiwan during this period.|
|Have these folks just purchased this charcoal or are they on the way to market their charcoal? In most homes, charcoal was the fuel used to cook meals, which caused terrible air pollution.|
|This peddler has every type of broom and household gadget you might ever need.|
Tainan Main Railroad Station
|Not a privately owned vehicle in sight. A few taxis, a couple of motor scooters and bicycles. Today, on this circle - ciaos....|
|On the circle, Hotel Tainan. What is that old Japanese Era building on the right?|
|Anyone recognize the government building on the right?|
|The school's name written above the gate.|
|Late afternoon shadows along this street. Do you recognize the Lions Club sign.|
|077 sign on street level. Is it a knock-off 007 film or a typical misspelling?|
|Fruit vendor outside gate to |
UPDATE: A reader of this blog, wrote in and identified the name over the entrance as, Taiwan Provincial Cheng Kung University. Read about the university HERE.