From trip to Wheeling & Parkersburg, WV and Marietta & Belpre, OH

October 2008

This beautifully detailed building in Wheeling, WV houses the Wheeling Flower Shop.

Part of the Old Windmill Pub in Wheeling, WV

One of many gorgeous old buildings in Wheeling, WV
Enlarge to see the amazing details all over it!

Williamstown, WV Bridge - Resembles the Humpback Covered Bridge in VA.

My friend Susan went to the Humpback Covered Bridge a few days ago (in Feb. 2009) and sent me this picture of it. See the similarity in shape to the Williamstown, WV Bridge?

"Stoked Coffee" in Belpre, OH - it's drive-in was very busy! I had to wait for a break in cars to get a pic without cars hiding part of this cute little building!

I liked this gate between two old buildings in Wheeling, WV

Veterans Memorial in Marietta, OH

Wonderful old railroad bridge in Marietta, OH

The former People's Bank in beautiful Marietta, OH
I loved the colors and the shadows/light

Shop in Wheeling, WV down by the Market.

The Becky Thatcher, a huge old riverboat on the Ohio River in Marietta, OH

Antique bottle in "junk" shop in Wheeling, WV. Says "Down on the Farm Ketchup"

Sign on the Lockmaster's House built in 1899 to service adjacent locks on the Muskingum River in Marietta, OH

Beautiful tile on the Lockmaster's House

Street scene in Parkersburg, WV

The Belpre-Parkersburg Bridge - did I mention that I love bridges? :)

Casts for dolls heads at the Lee Middleton Doll Factory in Belpre, OH

Stone, "Jesus is the Cornerstone 1989", from the first factory for Lee Middleton Dolls

Parkersburg, WV - so many beautiful towns around here!
The trees, flowers and grass all nicely compliment one another here.

Railroad bridge from Parkersburg, WV to Belpre, OH

Painting on a building in Marietta, OH

Another stand-out building with tiles in Marietta with full sun upon it.
I love the beautiful architect of these old building!

John on an old Engine in Marietta, OH

Buildings used to have owls on them to scare away the pigeons. This building in Marietta had several of them.

Refurbished old paddle wheel in a park by the Williamstown Bridge

Crossing the Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge going to Belpre, OH

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