This week's photos from around Columbia (and two from Lancaster)
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First stop - Lancaster, last Friday . . .
Even County Commissioner Josh Parsons (far left) looked askance at the red-winged angel.Turns out there were a lot of costumed people on their way that day to Zenkaikon, "an annual celebration of anime, comics, games, science fiction, and fandom," according to their website.
Lancaster even has (somewhat) literate graffiti.
Time to up your game, Columbia.
Let's hope he won't need the winter garb any more this spring.
The next step at the clock plaza: resetting the pole
A car traveling the wrong way knocked over one of the bollards as well as the underlying support pole last Tuesday morning as was reported HERE. Borough workers removed the bollard and bent pole and installed a new pole.
Traffic light at Bootleg Antiques
Signs of spring
Not a sign of spring, basically just a trailer lid made from a sign
Riders on the trail - tall ones
For the local sideshow
Columbia MiniMart coming soon on the first block of North 4th
The post office is trying to save on apostrophes.
Utility pole on its way to somewhere
A look in the corner of the Market House
More roadwork on North 9th
New light at the 4th Street firehouse?
The Columbia Water Company will be replacing the water main in portions of the 400 block of Avenue H, starting Monday, March 25. The work is expected to take three to four weeks, according to a letter sent to local residents.
Here's an employee getting ready for the big dig.
Broken barrier with rebar revealed
Sign that basically says nothing
Watch that first step.
Sign that says something, but with very little enthusiasm
Angles and triangles
Some sort of circular window
Doors in the doorway
More doors in the doorway
Window in the doorway
Table on the sidewalk
Outhouse - for when you can't bear it any longer
Been workin' on the railroad
Big fat tires
Line-up at Kettle Works, a veritable THRONG
Columbia Park Rangers filled the container with debris during a cleanup of Columbia River Park on Saturday. More info on the endeavor is on Facebook HERE.
Lotsa wood, with room for a lot more
Tryin' it out
Tryin' it out
New attorney in town?
Near the attorney's office
Lots of vultures in town these days
Here's the lost kitchen sink from the phrase "everything but the kitchen sink."
Angler and angles
There's the inlet. Where's the outlet?