Sunday, March 30, 2008

What I Saw Today (Sunday, March 30, 2008)

Track switch.

Rescue training at Columbia River Park

Emergency vehicles

Tray of type (window display on the first block of Locust Street)

Date stones

Iron fence



So that's how modern music is made. Now wonder it sounds the way it does.

It's called Hotel Columbia again - its original name - after many years as Hotel Locust.

From the former Masonic Lodge on the 300 block of Locust Street . . .

Outside looking in (Bank Window near Fourth and Locust)

Looking up Locust Street

Do they mean "navels," or do they cater only to sailors?


Long sidewalk

Why do people still fly this thing?

Train watcher

Picasso said: “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”

Adirondack Chair

Window display

Barry Ford at work on the next issue of The Columbia Ledger

Barber pole (Shupp's near Third and Locust)

Valiant for sale

Good Idea. Let's Read.

Road Closed Road Closed Road Closed Road Closed

What I Saw Today (Saturday, March 29, 2008)

On the menu

Back in the 60s, this was the sight of the Sinclair gas station (with a green dinosaur on top of the sign), and has since been a video store and a deli, among other things.

The sidewalk (looking down Locust Street)


The Cross

The Pit

Friday, March 28, 2008

What I Saw Today (Friday, March 28, 2008)

A stop sign in the weeds near the railroad tracks - why?

Observing the observers.



Since 1869


Empty boxes

So that's what those pillars are for.

Radiators for sale at the lot at Fourth and Locust


On the way home

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