Charlie Brown’s Market

Charlie Brown’s Market

Mildred, Kansas – Sunlight pours in the front door of Charlie Brown’s Market, where Marilyn Colgin is watching the store. It’s unusual to see a store so well stocked in a town so small – around 3 dozen people live there (source: 2000 census). But the...
Huskie Hometown Market

Huskie Hometown Market

White City, Kansas – Something to be grateful for in any small town, Thanksgiving or not, is the local grocery store, if the residents are lucky enough to have one. If you come from a city you may take such things for granted, but these stores are big deal in rural...
Street Concert in Cottonwood Falls

Street Concert in Cottonwood Falls

Cottonwood Falls, Kansas – Above, Judy Coder begins to sing (solo) the Mourning Dove Song, one of the most hauntingly beautiful yodel songs I’ve heard. After taking this picture I just put the camera away and listened in silence. On every second saturday...
Hillsdale Bank Bar-B-Q

Hillsdale Bank Bar-B-Q

Hillsdale, Kansas – This old red-brick bank building now hosts a colorful barbeque. Above is the wildly decorated front entrance area. You can sit in a room of the renovated bank, in garden complete with fountains, or in the old caboose section. The caboose even...
Locomotive 8166 at Latimer

Locomotive 8166 at Latimer

Latimer, Kansas – I’ve always loved railroads, and especially the rush that comes when I’m near massive energy of a fast-moving train. Before its demise, I worked a year or two as a switchman for the Rock Island railroad. In any kind of weather – and...
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