Sunday, November 30, 2008

Hokie Express

Blacksburg Transit uses this for a special route.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Lane Stadium

Commonwealth Classic football game, University of Virginia vs. Virginia Tech

Friday, November 28, 2008

Bill Brown Stadium

School sports have been played here for many years but these sports may be moved to another site.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Clay Street Water Tank

This town structure serves many purposes and, to me, looks like an old-fashioned hatbox.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Still a Dismal Day

A view of the working buildings at Kentland, the Virginia Tech Research Farm

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Art on Draper Road

Metal flowers on Draper Road still wear the pom-poms of a football game

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Family Cemetery

Though Kentland is the Virginia Tech Research Farm, it was a family home for generations.

Friday, November 21, 2008

Too incongruous

It is bitter cold. Plastic plants seem just not right.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Home on hill

Homes come in all shapes and sizes.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Historic Farm Structure at Kentland

Work to restore this historic building has been halted. On a cold, blustery day, its past almost seemed visible in the frame protecting the original structure.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Kentland Farm

Patterns of color seem to appear in research plots.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Crumbling Barn

A relic of a time when farming was a vital part of the economy in the valley between Roanoke and Blacksburg.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Development on Prices Fork Road

Parallel lines in high level work.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Bicentennial banner

The bicentennial logo was one of the first stylized versions of the historic 16 blocks.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Blue Ridge Mountains

Clouds were low in the mountains today.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Extreme Makeover Home

This home was created by the television program Extreme Makeover.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008


This amphitheater is near buildings where there are many people who enjoy concerts.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Astronomy observatory

Virginia Tech students use the telescope in this facility.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Dinosaur Footprints

There is an exhibit of dinosaur footprints in the Virginia Tech Museum, too.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Dinosaur in Museum

This 22-foot long Allosaurus Fragilis is in the Virginia Tech GeoSciences Museum. The Allosaurus was the largest carnivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic Period.

Friday, November 7, 2008

Helicopter at Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport

There are many types of aircraft at the airport.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Glow of fall.

These are some of the last colorful leaves.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Stream near the Horse Center

One of the streams that flow through the community.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Art on Wilson St.

Art appears in out-of-the-way places

Monday, November 3, 2008

Signs in town

These signs appeared yesterday all across town. They will disappear, just as quietly, by tomorrow.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Bus stop shelter on Kraft Dr.

Bus stop shelters match the architectural style of buildings near where they are located.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Pallet Design

This is by the Unit Load Design Center.