Category Archives: Art

Ike’s Shoe Repair – Times They are A Changin’!

Springfield News-Leader – The story of Refuel Coffee and Soda Bar, a 1920s-to-1940s themed cafe planned to open in 2016, begins almost a century ago. In the ’20s, the tiny building at Central Street and National Avenue was a gas

2018 Abandoned Calendar On Sale

Just finished up the Abandoned in the Ozarks Calendar for 2018 just follow this link to get yours! Photos from across the Ozarks places like Galena, Protem, Cane Hill, Brighton, Greenfield and Bona to name a few. It’s a collection

Jingle Bell Rock

Had to post this, my wife works for Adsmith and here’s their Christmas Greeting…

A Simple Life In Appalachia

Ran across this video on youtube. I immediately was taken back by how this guy measured to build anything, he doesn’t use any tape measure or yardstick just his arms. Astonishing how the old timers did things. Give it a

Shadow Rock Hotel – Gasping for it’s Last Breathe.

Shadow Rock in Old Forsyth in the 1950’s and Shadow Rock now abandoned in 2017. The last photo shown is a postcard from 1956 which indicates the “Hotel” had The Flamingo Dining Room and the Circle Bar Tavern on premise.

Phillipsburg General Store

The Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation (Missouri Preservation) announced its 2017 list of historic Places in Peril on Friday evening, August 25, 2017 at a special “Unhappy Hour” event at the National Building Arts Center in St. Louis. Listed at

American Steel

Images from the past few years of covering car shows for Street Machine Nationals and some regional independant shows. Including the cars, people and events.

2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals

The 2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals had a little bit of everything in regard to weather, from sunny and warm to rainy and cool. That didn’t dampen the turnout on Saturday, tons of great cars and trucks were on hand

O’Reilly Auto Parts Street Machine Nationals

Shooting for Family Events again this year, I’ll be posting up some stuff on Facebook as well as here on my blog. You might even get a little video this year! See you out on the midway you speed freaks!


Rumbleseat -The Sadies from Mike Roberts on Vimeo. Rumbleseat is an animated short film based on the music of The Sadies set in a world created by animator and director Mike Roberts. Based on classic westerns and rockabilly culture, the