Saturday, January 31, 2009

Home on Eakin St.

Eakin St. is in the older residential part of town. It is on both sides of Main St.

Friday, January 30, 2009

Sculpture on Main St.

This is by Sheila Carrasco and is on Main St.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Whitethorne Crossing

The railroad line runs by the agriculture research area and the New River.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Town sculpture

This art is in front of Blacksburg Town Hall

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Monday, January 26, 2009

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Burns Night Celebration

Blacksburgers enjoy a Burns Night tradition where the Virginia Highlands Pipe and Drum band piped in the Haggis and they all “brrreath a prrayerr for the soul of Rrrobbie Burrrn.”

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Evergreen on Eakin St.

A beautiful tree in a residential district--Eakin St.

Friday, January 23, 2009

16 Blocks is historic district

A brief description of the 16-Block historic is on this sign on Main St.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Taylor House on Main St.

Located on Main Street in the historic district of Blacksburg, this building housed Taylor Frames and Things. It is for sale.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Ducks by Hemlock Dr.

This field is near one of the older residential areas.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Modern House

A home built with straight modern lines with trees in the yard.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Field, trees, and mountains

A field down a road from Prices Fork Road

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Storage Building

Two styles on this building--an entrance and office area in front of a storage area.

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Shadows in the structure

Part of the power plant seemed full of straight lines.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Cold Crisp Sky

A skyline by Jefferson St.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

St. Mary's Church

St. Mary's Church is set among the hills near Prices Fork Road.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Turner St business

The cell towers are on many buildings.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Along Old Mill Road

Old Mill Road winds down to a valley that seems isolated from the traffic on Prices Fork Road.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Bus stop on Main St.

There is no shelter structure at the bus stop by the townhall.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Smithfield Plantation Home

Blacksburg's historic areas include the Smithfield home, into which the Preston family moved in 1774.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

By Town Hall

The red berries are attractive in the winter.

Friday, January 9, 2009

Along Turner St.

Several businesses are in this building.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Main St. at Jackson St.

Not a lot of traffic, either walking or driving.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Bridge under route 460

A small road connects Blacksburg under the four-lane Rt. 460 by-pass.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Foggy January Day

Fog hung over Blacksburg all day.

Monday, January 5, 2009

Main St. by 'Doc Roberts Shell'

A historic building, Doc Roberts Shell Station, is a new part of the Blacksburg government complex. A new sidewalk is now in front of it.

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Hawthorne Suites

Seems all the buildings have cell towers.

Saturday, January 3, 2009

On the Huckleberry

The Huckleberry trail starts at the library.

Friday, January 2, 2009

After a football game

Members of the Virginia Tech football team, the Hokies, returned to Lane Stadium after the Orange Bowl game.

Thursday, January 1, 2009


New Year's Day from the start of the Huckleberry hiking trail.