Gary Hoving models the bomb squad’s new $8,000 suit in January 1987, while Jim Mulhall holds the old protection gear.
Gary Hoving models the bomb squad’s new $8,000 suit in January 1987, while Jim Mulhall holds the old protection gear. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
Gary Hoving models the bomb squad’s new $8,000 suit in January 1987, while Jim Mulhall holds the old protection gear. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

Before 1987, the county bomb squad’s suit looked like a baseball catcher

September 01, 2017 11:22 AM

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .