Well, not sketching everyday but every seven days maybe? This one is from a photo. There are lots of these old truck around the countryside.
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We found this old depot in Midland, Ohio while on our way to Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. It has been a lot of years since it has been used. It is on the IOCR, Indiana Ohio Central Railroad. The track in front is coming in from Columbus. There is also a track on the back side of this building. These tracks are the former B&O, Baltimore & Ohio. This is looking south and there is a small yard just to the west of this depot.
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My neice Cathy has asked me to do a sketch of her grandparents, my parents, farmhouse. So, to start this project I sketched this plan view of the farmstead as I remember it. Seems like I have remembered it fairly well. On the north side of Beck Road was part of the Henry Itsel farm. I can remember their cows laying in the shade of the huge trees that grew in the fence row. Now, I-96 expressway runs along side Beck Road. I grew up here. We moved to this farm when I was two and I lived there until I left home at age 18. My parents sold the farm in 1973 or somewhere around that time and built a new house about 15 miles west of here.