IN THE OLD DAYS, IT WASN’T THIS HOT…

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Just in time for another heat wave, the Library of Congress today posted this photo believed to be of old Red Bank on Flickr.

Yeah, right? Who knew the LOC was a Flickr user?

The photo, from a glass negative, is credited to the Bain News Service, circa 1910 to 1915. Back then, what’s now known as the Navesink River was called the North Shrewsbury River. We’re assuming that’s the frozen surface on which those folks are walking.

Thanks to reader Tom Labetti for calling the picutre to our attention.

Temperatures today and tomorrow, by the way, are expected to hit 93 degrees hereabouts, according to the National Weather Service.

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