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#1 dangr.dave

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 07:12 AM

Finally got around to editing some of my Abilene photos from a recent trip that I took there for the day.

 

The Wooten Hotel, up close:

33756258224_06b902857a_z.jpgThe Hotel Wooten by Dave Matthews, on Flickr

 

The Federal Building/Post Office/Courthouse:

34447710062_19e2136b06_z.jpgFederal Presence by Dave Matthews, on Flickr

 

The old Burlington Route Depot:

34447733892_ed3ab4bd01_z.jpgBurlington Route by Dave Matthews, on Flickr

 

The Paramount Theater:

33840450493_45aca9cff0_z.jpgParamount Theater by Dave Matthews, on Flickr

 

The Old Taylor County Courthouse:

34488072472_a4d90df8a9_z.jpgThe old Taylor County Courthouse by Dave Matthews, on Flickr

 

The Windsor:

33840464813_1ebb9a404f_z.jpgThe Windsor by Dave Matthews, on Flickr

 

A shot of some of the new murals in town, along with the Hotel Wooten in the background:

33829686514_90a0446c30_z.jpgOne day in Abilene by Dave Matthews, on Flickr

 

The Abilene Plumbing Supply Company:

34287197200_36e08d1ffd_z.jpgThe Abilene Plumbing Supply Co. Inc. by Dave Matthews, on Flickr

 

And, another image of the Hotel Wooten:

34609704395_0c84037a62_z.jpgWooten by Dave Matthews, on Flickr

 



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Posted 15 May 2017 - 03:14 PM

I had driven around on I20 for years, and finally stopped into downtown for the first time just last year. The Wooten is a beautiful building. The Windsor is pretty neat too, and really makes the place feel big. The largest buildings there feel very well taken care of. The area around the train station was really lively in my one stop, lots of people hanging out. A lot of the town felt clean and well preserved. Quite a few storefronts had been gutted and were being used as parking though. They also had a really cool park which was like a really tiny water gardens. 

I took a "before" shot of the last shot with the mural from the same spot just about, 

 

28422763580_876b6e307b_h.jpgAbilene by Micro55, on Flickr.

 

I hope they go through with the Festival District! Lots of potential in that town. 

 

 







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