Tim Kiser's photos with the fire hydrant

Come home to Checc$ Cashed.

Come home to Checc$ Cashed.
It stands for Casino Hotel Employees Check Cashing $ervice. Wonderful!

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In Atlantic City, New Jersey, on May 2nd, 2015, a building at the northeast corner of Pacific Avenue and New York Avenue.

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Library of…
Added on December  4, 2016

4 good BB&T parking lot trees.

4 good BB&T parking lot trees.
4 was a good choice of number. I cannot name the kind.

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In downtown Owensboro, Kentucky, on January 3rd, 2016, trees at the northeast corner of West 3rd Street and St. Elizabeth Street.

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Added on October 12, 2016

Street of crackpatcher with pine needles and distant hydrant.

Street of crackpatcher with pine needles and distant hydrant.
Uncommon!

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In downtown Toledo, Ohio, on November 14th, 2015, on the east side of 17th Street between Jefferson Avenue and Madison Avenue.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
NA9053.S7 Streetscapes (…
Added on September 18, 2016

Lamppost twins are double elegance.

Lamppost twins are double elegance.
In Lansing, Michigan, on November 1st, 2014, on Museum Drive, south of East Michigan Avenue.

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
TH7970.L35 Lampposts—Pictorial works.
TK4188 Street lighting—Pictorial works.
NA9053.S7 Street…
Added on December  8, 2016

Are you looking for CARPORT APARTMENTS in Alma, Michigan?

Are you looking for CARPORT APARTMENTS in Alma, Michigan?
Someday a severe thunderstorm or tornado is going to LIFT UP THESE CARPORTS and carry them away and drop them deathfully onto somebody.

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In Alma, Michigan, on July 18th, 2015, a view of the "Heather Lane Townhomes" from off the no…
Added on March 19, 2016

Corner idea for concrete blocks.

Corner idea for concrete blocks.
During the region's frequent lashing thunderstorms, water pours from the holey blocks, creating a "streaky" look as the white paint is slowly worn away from the blocks beneath each hole.

"Ah the distinctive Cajun architecture of Lafayette Louisiana!" I e…
Added on July 20, 2016

The name of this business is Wave Cigarettes, Pyramid Cigarettes, Wings Cigarettes, and Swisher E-Cigarettes.

The name of this business is Wave Cigarettes, Pyramid Cigarettes, Wings Cigarettes, and Swisher E-Cigarettes.
Wave and Pyramid and Wings are the only brands people around here can afford. People switch to e-cigarettes after they're too sick to smoke ordinary cigarettes.

If the empty sign frame ever displays a sign again, that sign will be a vinyl banner tied to…
Added on July 12, 2016

The 1986 architecture of the 4th-tallest building in Battle Creek Michigan inspires me to greater and greater success in personal wealth amassment.

The 1986 architecture of the 4th-tallest building in Battle Creek Michigan inspires me to greater and greater success in personal wealth amassment.
It's a hundred eighty five feet tall and inspiring in color.

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In downtown Battle Creek, Michigan, on October 11th, 2014, the McCamly Plaza Hotel as viewed from the northeast corner of Southwest Capital Avenue and West Jackson Stre…
Added on February 18, 2016

Scenic overlook of Burger King near Parkersburg, West Virginia, on a sunny morning in April 2015.

Scenic overlook of Burger King near Parkersburg, West Virginia, on a sunny morning in April 2015.
It makes for a good photo but I would not want to be here.

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Near Parkersburg, West Virginia, on April 27th, 2015, a view from the parking lot of a newly-constructed "Sleep Inn & Suites" on Emerson Commons Boulevard south of Emerso…
Added on March 17, 2016

Storefront for sale, or is it a fire hydrant with two bollards.

Storefront for sale, or is it a fire hydrant with two bollards.
The U.S. is about goddamned cars always being strewn everyplace.

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In downtown Miamisburg, Ohio, on April 4th, 2015, a building on the east side of North Main Street (Ohio Route 725), south of East Ferry Street.

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Added on September 25, 2015

Not a stern warning! A sweet, gently playful warning.

Not a stern warning! A sweet, gently playful warning.
A sun rises above a tableland; a square-shouldered person has a spherical head.

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In downtown Warren, Ohio, on June 21st, 2014, on the south side of High Street Northeast, opposite Seneca Avenue Northeast.

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Added on July 18, 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

Yellowing catalpa on a hot day in October, with ventilations for a pink building.

Yellowing catalpa on a hot day in October, with ventilations for a pink building.
Don't confuse the base of that lightpole for the trunk of the catalpa tree, which is not shown.

A catalpa tree! As children we used their slender seedpods to make our own homemade "green beans" in our backyard.

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In Kansas City, M…
Added on February  9, 2015

2 bldgs.

2 bldgs.
In downtown Galveston, Texas, on July 15th, 2014, on the west side of 22nd Street (a/k/a Kempner Street) between Avenue E (a/k/a Postoffice Street) and Avenue F (a/k/a Church Street).

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Library of Congress classification ideas:
ND2…
Added on October 14, 2014

Next let's check in on the scene down at the courthouse...

Next let's check in on the scene down at the courthouse...
...where conditions are reported to have been worsening during the past several hours.

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In downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 11th, 2014, a view of the northwest corner of St. Charles Street and America Street.

The distant…
Added on September 28, 2014

Movement toward "In Style" storefront security grille during roadwork.

Movement toward "In Style" storefront security grille during roadwork.
"WHAT GETS SOLD IN THAT," I bellowed to the empty street as I pointed at the shop.

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In downtown Louisville, Kentucky, on March 6th, 2014, a storefront on the west side of South 4th Street, south of Guthrie Street.

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Added on August  1, 2014

A dirtyfaced toddler struggles two-handedly to drink from a tall glass bottle of RC while its mom makes a layaway payment at Monkey Wards.

A dirtyfaced toddler struggles two-handedly to drink from a tall glass bottle of RC while its mom makes a layaway payment at Monkey Wards.
Even if the child grows up to be a horrible person, it's still a happy memory of a happy story from a happy time.

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In downtown Iaeger, West Virginia, on July 23rd, 2010, on the south side of Center Street.

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Added on April  9, 2014

A view toward "Terrace Plaza" from the intersection of Market and Jefferson in downtown Muskegon.

A view toward "Terrace Plaza" from the intersection of Market and Jefferson in downtown Muskegon.
The lamppost-style streetight makes me want to feel elegant as I stroll the area. The pigmented concrete shapes are of the same kind that young people walk upon in cities, toward cafés and gallery openings.

"Terrace Plaza" yonder was erected in 1978 and…
Added on March  5, 2014