Ghost Advertising And Antiques At Mount Victory, Ohio.
Mount Victory is an old town in Hardin County, Ohio. What's left of the downtown is being used mainly for antique shop and other small business enterprise.
Grain Silos In Mount Victory, Ohio
The grain silos in downtown Mount Victory, Ohio were the start of my Hardin County photos. They start telling the story of what the county is about right away - agriculture.
A Fordson Tractor
Fordson tractors were an effort from Henry Ford and his son. I never heard of this before I stopped at an antique store in Mount Victory.
Fordson Tractor Seat
I wonder what it was like to be abandoning your mules and draft horses to get on this machine. I'm guessing it would have been a thrill.
Mural In Mount Victory, Ohio.
A mural on an antique store in Mount Victory, Ohio.
Creepy Building Faces
I've found these faces on buildings frequently in Ohio. It's a bit creepy. It must have been fashionable decoration in days gone by.
The Hardin County Courthouse
The Hardin County Courhouse is in Kenton, Ohio.
The Door Is Gone, But The Decorations Remain
When this was built, great care was taken to create an ornamental entrance. Today, the door has deteriorated, but the external parts remain intact.
This was taken on the streets of downtown Kenton, Ohio.
Dominos In Downtown Kenton, Ohio.
A Domino's Pizza in historic downtown Kenton, Ohio.
Downtown Ada, Ohio.
Downtown Ada, Ohio.
Ada, Ohio Train Depot
Ada, Ohio's historic train depot. It's a rare 2 story small town depot. The upstairs was for the telegraph operation.
A Bank Converted To A Bar
A bank alarm over the door tells me this is an old bank at first look. It's been converted to a bar in the college town of Ada, Ohio.
Strange Garage With A Steeple
I can only guess what this building was to have a steeple. Church? School? At some point it's been a garage. It left me guessing as I passed this building in Dola, Ohio.
My Goldwing And A Barn In Dola, Ohio
I was told the building used to be a blacksmith shop. I found it to be a nice backdrop for my motorcycle.
Storage Barn In Dola, Ohio.
The walls of this building are a foot thing with sawdust to help with temperature control.. It's part of a grain storage operation in Dola, Ohio.
The Dunkirk Dairy Dream
I love the fact that corporate America has never taken over the independent small town ice cream shops. These little shops are all over small town Ohio.
Purple House In Dunkirk, Ohio.
Stunning details are all over this purple house in Dunkirk, Ohio. The house appears in need of repairs now, but I found the creativity in it to be beautiful still.
Old Buildings In Forest, Ohio
Old buildings in Forest, Ohio.