Tim Kiser's photos with the Saginaw Valley

Violent American.

Violent American.
Depiction of an American man smiling delightedly as he murders the people to his left and right.

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In Buena Vista Charter Township east of Saginaw, Michigan, on May 26th, 2013, on the south side of East Holland Road (Highway M-46),…
Added on September 30, 2016

Downtown Saginaw magnificent columns.

Downtown Saginaw magnificent columns.
Oh my gosh these were imposing. Saginaw is wonderful.

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In downtown Saginaw, Michigan, on May 26th, 2013, a 1974 addition to the AT&T Building as viewed from the northeast corner of South Washington Avenue (Highway M-13) and Hayden…
Added on October  1, 2016

Going up north to see the fall colors.

Going up north to see the fall colors.
Northeast of Saginaw, Michigan, in Merritt Township, on September 27th, 2014, on the west side of Finn Road, south of Brown Road.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
QK773 Climbing plants—Pictorial works.
TK3242 Electric li…
Added on April 26, 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

Enjoyment of shadows cast by utility poles onto walls of paint peeling from bricks.

Enjoyment of shadows cast by utility poles onto walls of paint peeling from bricks.
ARE WE NOT HUGE aesthetes for situations like these!

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In downtown Bay City, Michigan, on May 25th, 2013, on the north side of 4th Street between Saginaw Street and Water Street.

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Library of Congress classi…
Added on April 20, 2015

Four colors of paint.

Four colors of paint.
Paint, paint, paint, and paint: Here were these paints, in the shade of a sunny day.

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In downtown Bay City, Michigan, on May 25th, 2013, on the east side of Saginaw Street, north of Center Avenue.

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Added on July  5, 2015

♫ S!-A!-T!-U!-R!-D!-A!-Y! Night! ♫

♫ S!-A!-T!-U!-R!-D!-A!-Y! Night! ♫
This next song is about an orange-and-white construction barrel, a Sharpie, a pothole, and an employee of a municipal sewer department.

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In downtown Bay City, Michigan, on May 25th, 2013, on the east side of Saginaw Street between…
Added on April  3, 2015

"Injure/kill a worker," imperative sentence.

"Injure/kill a worker," imperative sentence.
These signs are all over Michigan, but I rarely see any workers I could injure or kill.

I know from my experiences of driving cars around the state of Michigan that "Injure kill a worker! Injure kill a worker!" is a fun and easy-to-remember chant for pas…
Added on May 10, 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

I have learned that 'alinement' is an acceptable variant spelling of 'alignment.'

I have learned that 'alinement' is an acceptable variant spelling of 'alignment.'
It's true!, look it up.

So it was somebody else who wet the pavement from laughing so hard at the perceived spelling error. Not me!

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In downtown Bay City, Michigan, on May 25th, 2013, on the west side of North Madison Avenue, sou…
Added on March 22, 2015

A large windowlessness in pavement-colored metal.

A large windowlessness in pavement-colored metal.
The building blends in nicely with its surroundings yet retains a visual prominence. Occurences of plantlife were few here.

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In downtown Bay City, Michigan, on May 25th, 2013, a building on the northwest corner of 1st Street and A…
Added on May  9, 2015

The government!

The government!
Ah!, ah!, diagonally-oriented strips of wood. At first they were brown, and then they were painted brown.

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In downtown Bay City, Michigan, on May 25th, 2013, at the northeast corner of Washington Avenue and 2nd Street.

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Added on July 17, 2015

Good wall of holes of concrete blocks in white paint.

Good wall of holes of concrete blocks in white paint.
The other side of it might be useful to winoes [sic] in certain circumstances.

"Let these breezes pass through that," I said aloud of the then-blowing winds, and I made a sweeping arm gesture, after I had finished taking pictures.

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Added on May  8, 2015

New look of Bay City: a corner of an intersection.

New look of Bay City: a corner of an intersection.
• I do not know what the three nut-and-bolt concrete-and-steel things are down there. I'd probably like them more if I knew what they are.
• I like the wooden box with the slot; the hydrant; and the walk/don't-walk signal.
• I like that there are lots of…
Added on March 30, 2015

Indoor staircase!

Indoor staircase!
Walking down underground with a roof over my head. Serving tray of air conditioner. What a backalley.

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In downtown Bay City, Michigan, on May 24th, 2013, on the south side of Center Avenue between Saginaw Street and Washington Ave…
Added on March 14, 2015

Foreground sand at a bend in a road, during a cloud event in a farm region.

Foreground sand at a bend in a road, during a cloud event in a farm region.
In Albee Township, Michigan, on July 24th, 2014, at the intersection of Verne Road and Cresswell Road.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TE233 Gravel roads—United States—Pictorial works.
TE229 Rural roads—United States—Pi…
Added on October  6, 2014

Dirty farmwater on a pretty day.

Dirty farmwater on a pretty day.
Here were brown scums and films in a food growth area.

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In Albee Township, Michigan, on July 24th, 2014, Misteguay Creek as viewed downstream from the north side of an abandoned bridge at the intersection of Verne Road and Cresswe…
Added on October 26, 2014

View of downtown Saginaw!

View of downtown Saginaw!
The distant skyscraper reflected in the lake is a phone-switching building erected in 1930. Its caketopper was attached in 1974.

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In downtown Saginaw, Michigan, on May 25th, 2013, off the south side of East Genesee Avenue, east…
Added on July 28, 2014