Tim Kiser's photos with the damaged sign

The Tucker County Courthouse!, classic historic smalltown county courthouse, with clocktower and ferris wheel.

The Tucker County Courthouse!, classic historic smalltown county courthouse, with clocktower and ferris wheel.
To enjoy this you have to set aside your natural suspicions of local governments in the rural areas of the U.S., riddled as they are with corrupt good-old-boys' networks and lawless cops, etc. Just think about the architecture.

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I…
Added on November 17, 2015

Roadside nonsign.

Roadside nonsign.
Let this be A SYMBOL OF THE TERRIBLE DECLINE OF THE CITY IN WHICH IT IS LOCATED.

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In downtown Niles, Ohio, on June 21st, 2014, at the northeast corner of East Park Avenue and Pine Alley Southeast.

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Library…
Added on February 13, 2015

Favorite one way sign.

Favorite one way sign.
See what has happened! I loved this.

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In Bay City, Michigan, on May 25th, 2013, on the west side of South Walnut Street, between East Midland Street and East John Street.

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Library of Congress classificatio…
Added on March 31, 2015

Old worn-out sneakers!

Old worn-out sneakers!
Imagine if walls and signs were made of athletic shoe material, then exposed to harsh weather conditions for a long period of time.

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In downtown Bay City, Michigan, on May 25th, 2013, outside "Allan's Shoes" at the northeast corne…
Added on March 29, 2015

Badly it variously bunches and separates in the sunlight and heat.

Badly it variously bunches and separates in the sunlight and heat.
"Why, my building has been available for lease for barely a fortnight, and already the sign I bought for the occasion is ruined for display. What gives!"

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In downtown Hagerstown, Maryland, on December 27th, 2009, on the north sid…
Added on April  4, 2014

Ruin of K.

Ruin of K.
A look around the internet reveals that "K's Merchandise Mart" was based in Decatur, Illinois; was founded in 1957 and liquidated in October 2006; and at the time of its closing had 17 stores in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and Kentucky.

As a travel…
Added on October 27, 2013

A Piggly Wiggly!, at which then I felt that I could know that I had finally definitely arrived in a Southern State.

A Piggly Wiggly!, at which then I felt that I could know that I had finally definitely arrived in a Southern State.
I wish I knew the name of whichever tropical storm blew down this half of its signage.

"Eagles" back there is ubiquitous throughout the Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Area; it is a chain of trash shops for tourists. I can still remember driving past sever…
Added on January 10, 2013

Bananas advertisement on a FAS CHEK PARKING sign.

Bananas advertisement on a FAS CHEK PARKING sign.
Sheesh they might need to put up some little construction paper cutouts of bird shapes, to stop birds from slamming themselves against the sign.

Say, speaking of bananas: Do you like to tell your opinions of how much ripeness is the right amount of ripen…
Added on May 13, 2012

I always wondered how come sunlight causes plastic films to curl up and shrivel up all badlookingly.

I always wondered how come sunlight causes plastic films to curl up and shrivel up all badlookingly.
You'd think that the heat of sunlight would just bake the films on harder wouldn't you, instead of making them lift off. Can anything be done about it apart from having to replace the damaged plastic films.

I wish the sun wouldn't cause such awful dam…
Added on February 27, 2011

Old ruined signage.

Old ruined signage.
Jesus was it a bad thunderstorm or something that messed it up so bad. People that have got old pictures of the sign when it was new, PLEASE get in touch with me!, I love old-timey pictures of old architecture, so much!

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In downt…
Added on February 16, 2011

"Make Tracks to Auto Max" is trying to distract me from thinking about people watching television.

"Make Tracks to Auto Max" is trying to distract me from thinking about people watching television.
Real real wide cameralenses make everything look "screwed up" sometimes but I hope that all of the residents of that aptbldg back there shall be able to watch a whole bunch of tv before their lives end. Every person dies eventually but I think American t…
Added on November  6, 2009