Tag Archives: Didn’t

It was a long conversation but we didn’t rent the house because there was no furniture

It was a long conversation but we didn’t rent the house because there was no furniture
Church furniture
Image by e³°°°
… and no beds. And no central heating. And we found two dead bodies.

Church of the abbey of Fontevraud, not so far from the Loire, France (with in the background the graves of king Henry II Plantagenet and queen Eleonore, 12th century)

The Dealer Moved … The Car Didn’t – 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air (3 of 5)

The Dealer Moved … The Car Didn’t – 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air (3 of 5)
Church advertising
Image by myoldpostcards
The dealer did move to the other side of the street and a little east of its old lot. But the car remains, and the lot it sits above is now for sale. The days appear to be numbered for this automotive landmark on Springfield’s north end.

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Interested in vintage cars in conditions ranging from rotting away to collectible classics? Here is one collection where you can find hundreds of automotive photographs organized by decade and by manufacturer (some photos of old trucks are included as well):

Automobile Photograph Collection

Would you like to make a quick visit to Central Illinois? Here are my collections and sets relating to the middle section of the Land of Lincoln:

Central Illinois (excluding Springfield)


Springfield and ONLY Springfield


All Things Political


All About Abe (Lincoln)

And for locations beyond Central Illinois, look here:

Beyond Cenral Illinois

Lastly, here are a few more "topical" sets that may be of interest to you:

Barbers & Barber Shops


Everything Wheaten (as in Wheaten Terriers)


Small Town Churches


Things that are Abandoned, Neglected, Weathered, or Rusty

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