Photos, Images, Oddities, Nostalgia
Do a little arm chair traveling!
Corn on the Curb
The following photos were taken in downtown Bloomington in June, 2001.
David Davis Mansion
The mansion of Supreme Court Justice David Davis is in Bloomington IL.
Carroll Creek and Downtown Scenes.
This feature – a special type of perspective painting called an anamorphic projection – is on the bridge wall immediately adjacent to The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center.
Fountain, Statue, and Unfound Door – Community Bridge Frederick, Maryland
Paintings by “trompe l’oeil” (French for “deceive the eye”) artist William Cochran on the Community Bridge, Frederick, MD
Frederick, Maryland Community Bridge - Small Symbol Paintings
These photos were taken at the “Community Bridge” mural in downtown Frederick, MD (which was founded in 1743).
Homeshield Fabric Tank Replacement
These are photos of the fabric tank being replaced. The fabric tank was part of the fire prevention system at the old Homeshield plant in Chatsworth.
Israel "Baruch Haba" Tour 2017
Photos from our tour in Israel
from May 9 to May 13, 2017.
If you are or were an employee of Homeshield, aka Nichols-Homeshield, aka American Screen Company, in Chatsworth, IL, or a current or former resident of Chatsworth, you will enjoy browsing through these old Homeshield newsletters from the early ’60s.
Humiston Woods Nature Center is located west of Pontiac, Illinois, between Livingston County roads 1100 East and 1200 East on 2100 North Road, about 6 miles west of exit #201 on I-55.
Odds & Ends Collected Over the Years
A compendium of various items found inside old books, and items saved through the years.
Oil City, Pennsylvania
My hometown of Oil City is a small town in Venango County, Pennsylvania, located on the confluence of Oil Creek and the Allegheny River in western PA.
Lea and I lived in a condo. Lea was allergic to cats and dogs, so we didn’t have any pets, just lots of plants. One day in 2006, Lea thought it would be fun to volunteer at the McLean County Humane Society.
Starved Rock State Park New Bridge and Parking Lot – 1994
Construction of the present bridge at Starved Rock Lodge, completed in 1994.
Starved Rock State Park Wood Carvings – 2019
Photos of the wood carvings found scattered around the Lodge and main parking lot.