Saturday, September 30, 2006

On Route 35 West of Williamsburg, IN.

Rabbit's Welding. This is one of several area welding shops that have closed. Why is that?

Friday, September 29, 2006

Winchester, IN.

Tis The town square in Winchester, Indiana is a very interesting place.

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Winchester, IN.

Let the games begin. The political season is underway in Randolph County.

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Spiceland, IN.

The Henry County Bank Building. The corner building housing Mane Salon/Andy's has been cited as unsafe. The County offices and the Library, housed in the Bank building, must be closed until the corner building is either repaired or removed. With no public or private money available, the Bank building will be closed for some time.

Friday, September 22, 2006

Richmond, IN.

From County Lines: A Wayne County documentary. The geenhouses were torn down and the roses are now grown elsewhere.

Thursday, September 21, 2006

College Corner, OH.

Doorway. Something different from College Corner, Ohio.

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Richmond, IN.

A PR shot of J.B. for a theater production.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Eaton, OH.

Sunday at the Preble County Pork Festival.

Monday, September 18, 2006

Ansonia, OH.

The vacant old Town Hall of Ansonia, Ohio.

Sunday, September 17, 2006

Stone, IN.

In the Southwest there are "newspaper" rocks. They are usually good sized stones that contain messages and drawings. This county schoolhouse near Stone, Indiana seems to serve a similar purpose.

Saturday, September 16, 2006

Union City, IN.

The Steps. Store front church in Union City, Indiana. Open 6-8:30pm.

Friday, September 15, 2006

Farmland, IN.

The Chocolate Moose on the street floor of the IOOF #208 building. The F&AM Lodge building is next door.

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Richmond, IN.

Loading dock from the "Along the Tracks" project.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

College Corner, OH.

Jodie Carrabrant at the College Lands Carryout.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Richmond, IN.

Before there were shopping malls this would be a place to spend a rainy day.

Monday, September 11, 2006

College Corner, OH.

This image was taken today while wandering around the "downtown" section of College Corner. My seeing and feeling recall 9/11/01. Even here in a small, almost empty Midwestern town, the memory can be found and shown.

Preble County, OH.

Beans and corn along a quiet county road in Western OH.

Sunday, September 10, 2006

Cambridge City, IN.

Canal Days in Cambridge City

Saturday, September 09, 2006

North of Cambridge City, IN.

Abandoned Knights of Pythias building North of Cambridge City.

Friday, September 08, 2006

College Corner, OH.

Clarence Bowman owner of the College Corner Liquor Mart.

Thursday, September 07, 2006

South of Mooreland, IN.

Roadside memorials are scattered around the countryside marking a death. Several towns and communities have banned such markings. While I never met Teresa Miller, her death reminds me to drive a little slower and pay attention to the rough road as it curves on southward between Mooreland and Millville.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Richmond, IN.

This is an update of an earlier post: The Arboretum trees are long gone replaced by functional franchise buildings.

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Farmland, IN.

The Farmland elevator has been converted into a collection of small shops. Tourism appears to be a major industry with several other similiar stores in the community.

Monday, September 04, 2006

Richmond, IN.

Photographed in Richmond and soon to be built in Greensburg, Indiana.

Sunday, September 03, 2006

Rural, IN.

The Rural Quaker Meetinghouse. The small community of Rural, Indiana has only one commercial business - a small greenhouse/lawn service.

Saturday, September 02, 2006

Farmland, IN.

There was a time when men went to "lodge affairs" and women to the women's club.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Ridgeville, IN.

Route 28 passes thru the community of Ridgeville, Indiana. The Shiffer Block building has been on the highway corner since 1879.