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Photo 26-BDO-17

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Oglethorpe Plaza Shopping Center, in much better days. About the only two tenants around today are Citi Trends and - 40 years later - Roses. Mickey D's is still there. Sonny's BBQ is long gone; building sits abandoned.

1981 captures a nicer time for this part of Albany -- wife said once the Firestone Tire plant closed in the '80s the area went downhill.

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