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A Bit from a 2009 Sunset Abandoned Building Adventure...

This building is located in the county of Massac...  I had the opportunity to photograph it in 2009 on the "Laidlaw Sunset Adventu...

A Sunday Drive - Part 3 - Makanda Smiley Face Water Tower









I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this smiley face water tower!  I skimmed around to see if I could find in what year it was erected and I could not - however I did learn that it gained it's bow tie in 2004 in memory of lifelong resident, Paul Simon.  Makanda has a fascinating history, you can read more about it here...

There are TWENTY-SIX smiley face water towers in the U.S. and FIVE of them are in Illinois... 
Get the low down here... 

See more "non-portrait" tom-foolery (i.e. travel photography, bridges, barns and such...) in my retail store, Flawn Ocho... See a hodge-podge of everything when you *Like* the KCoJax Candids Facebook Page... 

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