Sunday, March 12, 2023

About Town - March 12, 2023

Recent photos of Columbia

(Click/tap on photos to see larger, sharper images.)

A late afternoon shot of the Veterans Memorial Bridge

The bridge lights were illuminated by the afternoon sun.

Bell tower at CBFD

Bell tower at the former Manor School

The school is now an apartment building.

Front view

The front steps, which probably aren't used much any more.

They're in need of maintenance.

This is the original railing.

Jonathan Owens of Lancaster Lime Works addressed HARB Wednesday evening on the subject of historic masonry.

Lack of proper maintenance can can lead to deterioration of bricks, as shown above.

Many of Columbia's historic brick buildings are suffering this fate.

This portable toilet on the 200 block of Union has been blocking the sidewalk for quite some time.

Hurt sign on the 100 block of Union

Big catch
(Detail of the Front Street mural)

Bus stop on the 300 block of Locust
Will it stay there?

Pentecostal church at 3rd & Cherry

Ivy growing strong in the winter

There are a couple of bigger versions of this at 2nd & Cherry.

Cases at Fragments of the Past

Well, did you?

Do not enter - somewhere.

Spring flowers on Locust

Lions lurking on South 2nd

Saint Patrick's Day is next Friday.

Photo of Venus and Jupiter taken with a cell phone

Taken with a better lens

Enlargement of the above - still hard to see

Something's been added to the flagger uniform.

Simply horrific!

Coming in for a landing

Looks like all bases are covered.

Tiger on the loose on South 4th

STOP WORK notice

It's posted at 523 Locust.

"Cause when you worry, your face will frown
And that will bring everybody down."
- Bobby McFerrin, "Don't Worry, Be Happy"

(Click the link.)


Wrightsville's on fire!
(Just read the latest "Municipal Briefs.")

This chair, formerly on the bridge, is now on the asphalt at Columbia River Park.
(It took the quick way down.)

This building at 480 South Front Street, formerly a bait shop, is now an airbnb.

Almost mating season

Sound advice

Patriotic grille

Still there on 441, waiting for this coming Friday