Thursday, October 6, 2022

West Superior

 Looking east on West Superior Avenue a couple weeks ago.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Rapid Transit

 An RTA rapid transit train crossing the Cleveland Union Terminal Viaduct a couple weeks ago.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Conrail 8098

 Conrail 8098 at Berea over the weekend.

Monday, October 3, 2022

Berea Tower

 BE Tower in Berea over the weekend.

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Goodtime III

 The Goodtime III on the Cuyahoga River last Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Scranton Life

 The Scranton Life Building on Spruce Street, from last summer.

Friday, September 30, 2022

Terminal Tower

 Terminal Tower from Superior Avenue last weekend.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

4th Street

 Looking south on 4th from Euclid Avenue last weekend.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Allen Theatre: T Rex

 Fifty years ago tonight, T Rex played to a half-filled house. I can still remember Micky Finn throwing handfuls of T Rex - The Slider buttons into the crown when they played Get It On. That was the night the box office window was broken by some drug crazed fan. The Doobies were lame as always.

From Scene September 21 - 27, 1972.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Norfolk - Southern 4068

 NS 4068 leads an eastbound freight on the former New York Central main on Cleveland's lakefront last weekend.

Monday, September 26, 2022

RTA 181

 RTA 181 eastbound at the West 117th Rapid Transit station. The Rapid doesn't seem to be quite as rapid as it used to be.

Sunday, September 25, 2022

No Parking

 No Parking on lower Euclid Avenue on Monday.

Cuyahoga River

 The Cuyahoga River, looking downstream from the Detroit-Superior Bridge. The Tiki Barge can be seen in the middle of the river. The Main Avenue Bridge is in blue, and the New York Central lift bridge behind it in black.

Saturday, September 24, 2022

55 Public Square

 55 Public Square, the former Illuminating Company building, undergoing conversion to apartments.

Friday, September 23, 2022

Loew's Ohio

 79 years ago today, Loew's Ohio reopened after six years of darkness.

From the Plain Dealer, September 23, 1943.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Wooden Street

 Hessler Court, paved with wooden blocks, from last week.

An inadequate repair job.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022


 Blimp over the Flats and St Ignatius High School on Sunday.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Ali v Patterson

 Fifty Years ago tonight.

From the Plain Dealer, September 18, 1972.

Monday, September 19, 2022

Cleveland Museum of Art

 The Cleveland Museum of Art last Friday morning.

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Queen Elizabeth

 Queen Elizabeth on the cover of US News, June 5, 1953. The Empire has shrunk over the last century, much to the detriment of the world.

Saturday, September 17, 2022

GAR Highway

 Grand Army of the Republic Highway sign on Cleveland's Public Square. Twelve hours from here to Scranton.


 Robert Indiana's 1972 sculpture outside the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Friday, September 16, 2022

For the Birds

 Large birdhouse in Lakewood Park a couple weeks ago.

Thursday, September 15, 2022


 Postcard from May 7, 1915.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022


 A line of sand hoppers north of Green Ridge Yard a couple months ago.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Lake Gull

 A lake gull along the Cuyahoga River a couple weeks ago.

Monday, September 12, 2022

War Memorial Fountain

 War Memorial Fountain a couple weeks ago.

Sunday, September 11, 2022

First Presbyterian

 First Presbyterian Church on Public Square.

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Electric City Trolley

 Philadelphia Suburban 76 at the Steamtown boarding platform back in July.

Friday, September 9, 2022

Under the Bridge

 Under the Detroit - Superior Bridge a couple weeks ago.

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Allen Theatre: Rory Gallagher

From the Plain Dealer Action Tab, August 25, 1972. 

Fifty years ago tonight, Fleetwood Mac failed to appear, patrons were offered a full refund, or $1 refund and the rest of the show. After Rory Gallagher's set, I doubt anyone remembered the Macs

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Archbald Pothole

 The Archbald Pothole from late July, a must see in NEPA.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Jake's Pizza

 Jake's Pizza at 130 Public Square, quite a great little place for lunch!

Monday, September 5, 2022

Labor Day

 Happy Labor Day!

From the Plain Dealer, September 3, 1916.
From the Plain Dealer, August 30, 1963.

Sunday, September 4, 2022

Lake Erie

 View of Lake Erie from Lakewood Park.

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Little Library

 A little library along Lake Avenue in Lakewood.

Friday, September 2, 2022

Cleveland Skyline

 View from Lakewood Park the other day.

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Sherwin - Williams

 Crane at the new Sherwin - Williams headquarters on Public Square last week.

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Tuesday, August 30, 2022


 Geese walking through the Flats on Friday morning.