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Posts Tagged ‘rural’

Snake & Jake

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

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Snake & Jake’s Bar.

[Found here.]

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Chew Mail Pouch

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

“If you can find a job that you would do without being paid, that’s what you should do.” – Harley Warrick

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Large abandoned structure in Dillonvale, Ohio, in Jefferson county. Mail Pouch Tobacco ad barely visible.

[Found here.]

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That’s Mail Pouch barn painter Harley Warrick (1924-2000).

Here’s an excellent tribute site to those who travelled the sticks to hand-paint the ubiquitous advertisements:

Mail Pouch Barnstormers.

That quote on top? It’s similar to what my own grampa told me:
“Find something you like to do, figure out how to get paid for it, and you’ll never work a day.”

Bob & Jean’s Driveway, Hazard, Nebraska

Monday, 19 December 2016
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During the Christmas season, travelers along a country road west of Hazard can see the over 2,000 ft. of Christmas lights along Bob and Jean’s driveway and yard. After Christmas, the big Husker “N” can be spotted as well.

An after hours view of downtown Hazard during the holiday season.

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The Hazard Cafe can be faintly seen across the street from our welcome sign. Photo taken the evening of December 9th, 2001.

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During Christmas season, Hazard’s nativity scene can be seen each year along its main street.

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A drive by photo of a Hazard home during Christmas season. The US flag illuminates on this brisk December evening in 2001.

Traditional Christmas celebration. I love it.

[Images with unedited captions found here.]

Nice People Live Here

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Dusk on Exeter Road
“Dusk on Exeter Road” photo by James Casebere

His colour photographs depict American landscapes, those vast spaces where land, forest and sea meet in places such as the Californian coast and North Carolina. Isolated architectural structures stand in the midst of these places where nature reigns apparently unchallenged. Sometimes private dwellings, sometimes public buildings, they are the stamp of human activity and the symbol of its fragility.

[Found here, via here.]


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