Sunday, March 3, 2019

About Town 3/3/19

This week's photos from around Columbia
(Click/tap on photos for larger, clearer images.)

Yak yak yakkin'

Columbia's Underground Railroad Heritage

Zion Hill Cemetery

Final resting place of many local African-Americans, 
some of whom fought for the Union in the Civil War.

Cryptic sign

This sign continues to rust into something interesting.

More of the unique statuary at Mount Bethel Cemetery . . .

Two of our former teachers . . .

John Houston Mifflin's head upon a stand

Here's a closeup of the old gent.

Looks like the guy in the back is holding a baseball bat to clobber any stray rebels coming across.

Giant angel out for a walk


Class of 1968
(Locust Street Park)

One of Columbia's many pine cones

North 4th Street hill

The sidewalk ends here, and there are hedges where the sidewalk should be.

Web of shadows on Commerce Street

Lotsa barrels

Busted shutter on the steps

Tightening up

Where's the rest of the sign?

Striped propellers for your striped airplane

Ghost sign, less ghostly than most


Santa Pig!

Out at the Visitors' Center

Cardinal creeping around . . .

Here's one at Our Lady of the Angels.

Sign under the overgrowth

Old "Old Glory"

Swans, lotsa swans

Cloudy day

Off to Middle Creek!

Time for a cleanup

Clever sign

Up on the rooftop, click, click, click

Go solar!

Surveillance video shows that this fence at the Turkey Hill Experience was damaged by high winds on February 24 at 10 p.m.
[Photos by Howard Stevens]

Turkey Hill might need to call in "The Fence Expert."

The Home of the Keeley Stove Company, North 2nd & Maple. Several of the stoves still "reside" at the Columbia Market House.
[Submitted photo]

Veterans Memorial Plaza in the snow...

[Photos by Todd Stahl]


Anonymous said...

Great pics again Codes is slipping.

Anonymous said...

Codes isn't slipping, CODES slipped a long time ago, take a walk with Codes, the Mayor and Council thru the Boro and just look at DUMP CITY.

Anonymous said...

Yeah our tax money pays them and they have a racket work when they feel like it and if your their friend you can get away with a lot. Just wait the concerned citizens group is gonna clean up this borough. Too many office employees too.

Anonymous said...

WOW wait till the cottage owners fence goes down, another council FART.