I found this ironic bit of architecture in the Franklinton area of Columbus, Ohio. A death themed ice cream shop of sorts.
Newark, Ohio Supermoon Christmas
I was so excited to capture the super moon with the Christmas lighting on the Licking County Courthouse in Newark, Ohio.
The Bike Path Tunnel In Howard, Ohio
This tunnel is on the bike path that runs through Howard, Ohio. There is a nice park, a creek, and more in town of Howard to make this a nice stop.
Downtown Shawnee, Ohio Shops
Shawnee, Ohio downtown shops. Antique signs remain with many examples of items that remained in the buildings over the years.
Bridge Of Dreams In Danville, Ohio.
The Bridge Of Dreams is a frequent stop for any motorcycle ride that we take near Danville, Ohio. There is a covered bridge, walking trail, and a river bank. Great place to stretch your legs.
Leaf Covered Trail
A leaf covered trail near Howard, Ohio.
The One Apple Butter Stirrer
I went to the Roscoe Village Apple Butter Stirring Festival. This was the only guy making apple butter.
The 7-Inn Sign In Bellaire, Ohio.
This relic of days long gone in Bellaire, Ohio with the highway behind it is self-explanatory.
I really love the old signs like this that stand as memorials to the old days.
Highland County, Ohio Soybean Field In Late September
Golden soybean fields go on and on in Highland County, Ohio. In late Fall, the soybean crops turn this color and it creates this sea of color.
Church In Deerfield, Ohio.
Abandoned church in Deerfield, Ohio is being overtaken by nature.
Mail Pouch Tobacco Covered Bridge
This Mail Pouch advertisement is on a covered bridge on Ohio State Route 146 in Guernsey County, Ohio.
Scio Ohio Drugstore
Neimayer Drugs in Scio, Ohio.
Hannibal Locks From The Shore
Photo of the massive locks in the Ohio River at Hannibal, Ohio.
Hannibal Locks In Hannibal, Ohio.
A motorcycle ride down Ohio State Route 536 ended at the Hannibal Locks in the town of Hannibal, Ohio. There's a nice park and a visitor center explaining the locks.
Abandoned Home In Cadiz, Ohio.
One of many large, abandoned homes in Cadiz, Ohio.
Abandoned Downtown Building In Cadiz
The striking visual of Cadiz is not only the number of abandoned buildings, but their location. This is right across from the Harrison County Courthouse.
Harrison County, Ohio Courthouse
The Harrison County Courthouse in Cadiz, Ohio.
Old Buildings In Forest, Ohio
Old buildings in Forest, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Downtown Ada, Ohio.
Downtown Ada, Ohio.
Dominos In Downtown Kenton, Ohio.
A Domino's Pizza in historic downtown 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.
The Hardin County Courthouse
The Hardin County Courhouse is in Kenton, 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.
Mural In Mount Victory, Ohio.
A mural on an antique store in Mount Victory, Ohio.
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.
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.
Abandoned Home In Magnetic Springs
One of many abandoned homes in Magnetic Springs, Ohio.
Hiney's Saloon in Magnetic Springs, Ohio.
Tappan Lake Truck Stop Sign
Tappan Lake Truck Stop
Tappan Lake Truck Stop
I stood at this gas station thinking, "Somebody poured everything they had into this truck stop.".
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.
Stairway To The Sky
This was the stairway to the top of the Findlay Reservoir in Hancock County. At the top was the view of the town's water supply, but from here, it looked like it went to the sky.
Approach To Findlay Reservoir
Corn on one side, soybeans on the other. That's much of Hancock County. The rare hill in the distance is the outside of the Findlay water reservoir.
Blanchard River Covered Bridge
Covered bridge over the Blanchard River near Findlay, Ohio.
Harley At A Coffee Shop In Findlay, Ohio
I found this beautiful Harley-Davidson parked in front of a coffee shop in downtown Findlay, Ohio.
St. Andrew's Church In Findlay, Ohio
Beautiful church in Findlay, Ohio.
The Hancock County Courthouse
The Hancock County Courthouse in Findlay, Ohio.