Straight on
Straight on

Using a friend’s awesome Nikon CoolPix digital camera, I created a set of shots in the downstairs lavatory with a mirrored wall behind and the mirror of the medicine cabinet in front. Taken from a set inspired by the old Pink Floyd cover photo on their album “Ummagumma”, this particular shot is just a head on shot.

Rust-Belt Residuum

Rust-Belt Rsiduum – Old Warehouse on S. Elm St. just south of downtown Muncie.

Surely, this old structure has seen better days but if it could talk, it probably has a treasure trove of stories to share. Though it’s fairly obscure from some of the newer, eye-pleasing attractions downtown, this old industrial building is still in use today on the grounds of Dague Builders Supplies, 2 blocks from the YMCA in downtown Muncie.

Nuances of Industry

Dormant Stacks

The old Ball Corporation Industrial Park houses several glass related operations as well as steel re-bar and plastics. 2 historical markers now sit in the park, one for the Ball Corporation and another for the Hemingray Glass Corporation. Many of the structures remain still in use, but a large portion appear to be unoccupied.

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The Happy Cones

Happy Cones
Happy Cones

“Ever et a pine tree? Many parts are edible!”Euell Gibbons

Euell Gibbons was a naturalist in the mid 20th century, well known in his later years for his Grapenuts (“reminds me of wild hickory nuts”) cereal advertisements.

From a set of shots I took in December of 2011, this particular one has nice light.