Norfolk & Western Dismal Creek Branch
A trip into West Virginia
I had to travel to Virginia for a conference and decided to stop at two historical sites in West Virginia: Weston State Hospital and Sweet Springs Resort.
Cincinnati’s Prohibition Resistance Tour
Cincinnati, Ohio’s Bockfest is upon us – as is the Prohibition Resistance Tour.
Photographing Lonaconing’s Silk Mill
The Lonaconing, Maryland silk mill, last operated by General Textile Mills, is one of my favorite buildings to photograph. From its early 20th century machinery to its dated calendars and papers, it is remarkable that this testament to industrial heritage remains standing well over 50 years past its closure.
Forbidden City Tour: Charles Schroer
With again much thanks to Downtown Mansfield Inc. and Preservation Ohio, the public was allowed inside to view the former Charles Schroer Mortuary. What seemed nothing more than a rather generic building along North Diamond Street in Mansfield, Ohio was actually part of the large Schroer business that at its height, occupied half of the block from East Temple Court to East Fifth Street.