Photo a Day Challenge

Antiques

Umbrella

Umbrella

A mudman rests under an orchid umbrella


Gold

Gold

The front face of John’s grandfather’s gold pocket watch.


Livin’ in the Past

Livin' in the Past

Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia. — Charles M. Schulz

The gold watch is a family heirloom passed down from John’s grandfather.


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Clocks

Clocks


Born At The Right Time

Born At The Right Time

We’re thankful for for our modern wheels and tires, especially when we hit the road construction areas of the Gunflint Trail.  That said, at least the oldies were puncture-proof.


Bend Me Shape Me

Bend Me Shape Me

The museum contains numerous models of the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria.  This model appears to have been crafted from sheet metal.


Everybody Knows

Everybody Knows

“In fourteen hundred and ninety two Columbus sailed the ocean blue.”  Part of the mall contains a small museum dedicated to Christopher Columbus.


You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

The Columbus mall is billed as the largest antique store in Wisconsin.   After wandering through the first five sections (some sections had additional subsections labeled with letters), we still had three more sections to visit.


Wild World

Wild World

An old sign board advertising Schlitz Beer.  It’s out of this world!

 


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Sorrow

Sorrow