Tuesday, October 31, 2006

West Liberty, IA.

Iowa State Bank and Trust building. David Plowden, in his "Small Town America" writes:
"Bank buildings, whether the banks themselves have failed, often survive as the most durable structures in town." In West Liberty, Buelitos-Mexican American Food-recycles the bank building for its restaurant.

Monday, October 30, 2006

West Liberty, IA.

"Discovered" on a side street in West Liberty.

Sunday, October 29, 2006

Friday, October 27, 2006

West Liberty, IA

New York Dollar Store a Mexican grocery store.

Monday, October 23, 2006

West Libery, IA.

Grain elevator in West Liberty. The next few days will be spent in this interesting Iowa community.

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Amber, IA.

Closed Amber Mutual Creamery. Dairy cows are few and far between in this part of Iowa. Corn and beans along with beef cattle, hogs and chickens are the mainstays of local farming.

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Near Solon, IA.

Lake Macbride State Park.

Friday, October 20, 2006

Olin, IA.

Grain elevator south of Olin, Iowa.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Richmond, IN.

Glen Miller Park. Fall-the season between summer and winter-in Indiana. I will be away from a computer until the end of next week. Check back again on a week from Friday.
Will have many new images for your viewing.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Winchester, IN.

Another service provided by the good folks of Winchester, Indiana.

Monday, October 09, 2006

Boston, IN.

Front door of the closed Boston elementary school.

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Richmond, IN.

It's that time of the year in Richmond, Indiana.

Friday, October 06, 2006

Redkey, IN.

Mail-Pouch and an old Coke cooler. Once again, the original wall painting has been covered by a "new" Mail-Pouch (real?) painting.

Thursday, October 05, 2006

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Redkey, IN.

While several buildings are boarded up there appears to be new "wall signs" painted over the original ones. Redkey, Indiana is a work in progress.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Redkey, IN.

The next few days will be spent in Redkey, Indiana. A forgotten community that seems to be in the process of changing from the usual small town retail stores to a collection of coffee shops, bed and breakfast, and art galleries.

Monday, October 02, 2006

Winchester, IN.

Thomas and Dixie Batt owners of the Country Gentleman. For an excellent selection of clothing check out their store in Winchester, Indiana.