Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wadley, Alabama Train Station

  Old train station, Wadley, AL. –  The depot was part of the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad and operated from 1907 until it closed around 1964. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places a couple of … Continue reading

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Elephant Service Station

This old service station in Roanoke, AL  doesn’t look like it has pumped gas in quite a few years.  One can only wonder what inspired the concept!

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Seven Dwarfs

A second-hand store display.

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Club Initiation

These girls were sitting at a gas station/ convenience store in Roanoke, AL.  I had stopped to top off my gas tank.   I had to ask about the costumes.  They said it was a club initiation ritual.  The temperature … Continue reading

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Liberty West Baptist Cemetery

The Liberty West (Louina) Baptist Cemetary (sic), Wadley, AL dates back to 1834.  The town of Louina became a ghost town in 1905, or so.  The concrete, crosses, from what I have been able to find out, were placed sometime … Continue reading

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Dead on Target

A Walther with a laser sight on target.

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Kudzu

Alabama has more than it’s share of kudzu.

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Saturn Rocket

                            Saturn 1B Rocket, Elkmont, AL, at I-65 rest stop.   The 224 foot tall Saturn 1B was a forerunner of NASA’s Saturn 5 launch vehicle for … Continue reading

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