Vernacular House, Collins

Collins GA Vernacular House Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

For a small town, Collins has lots of neat structures. This little house is one of my favorites.

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Abandoned Farmhouse, Calhoun County

Abandoned Farmhouse Calhoun County GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

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Main Street, Leary

Leary GA Main Street Storefronts Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

Sadly, Leary’s small commercial core on Main Street is greatly endangered. The only building that appears to be in really good condition is the Masonic Lodge (brick building with arched windows).

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Jordan Hardware, Leary

Leary GA Calhoun County Hardware Store Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

The Mission Revival style saw its greatest popularity between 1890-1915. Once relatively popular in South Georgia, few examples survive in good condition. I don’t know if this was always a hardware store; the Ace sign likely dates to the 1970s, indicating it was open until at least that time.

Leary GA Calhoun County Jordan Ace Hardware Sign Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

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Coca-Cola Ghost Mural, Leary

Leary GA Calhoun County Coca Cola Ghost Mural Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

Though it’s barely discernible, this old Coca-Cola mural, like many others around Georgia, can still be made out if you look closely enough. The building it once brightly adorned was likely a general store.

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Abandoned Service Station, Leary

Leary GA Calhoun County Abandoned Service Station Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

These old 32-ounce soda bottles were in the window.

Leary GA Calhoun County Coke Pepsi 7Up Pint Bottles Gas Station Window Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

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Jordan Houses, Leary

Leary GA Calhoun County Jordan Houses Water Tower Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

Viewed in perspective, these are the Jordan houses seen in the previous two posts.

Leary GA Calhoun County Jordan Houses Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2016

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