2016—A Step Back In Time
We left Oklahoma City Monday morning with the knowledge that the day would be mostly a travel day. Briefly, late in the afternoon, a few storm clouds teased us but dissipated before developing into anything. Tuesday holds a strong possibility for storm activity. We stopped for about a half hour or so in Ames, Oklahoma. The highway runs through the center of Ames which has a US Post Office, an American Legion Post, a tiny War Memorial park, and several abandoned structures including two former service stations. The broken windows, warped doors, and dusty remnants of a Texaco Service Station intrigued me. I took the interior photograph through a large hole in the glass front window. A large, weathered calendar is from 1991, about 25 years ago. That doesn’t seem like a very long time ago but neglect has taken its toll on the building and its contents. It is a step back in time.