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Greyhound Bus Depot
Posted By: MRRiley, 09-09-2009, 07:06 PM

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Wish the "BUS" part had been lit up but for a run down station I guess it's a miracle any of it worked.

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09-09-2009, 07:19 PM   #2
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Brings back some memories. Kind of reminds you of the 50's Mike. JIM
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Cool. Where is this and is it still in operation?
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QuoteOriginally posted by Jimbo Quote
Brings back some memories. Kind of reminds you of the 50's Mike. JIM
Yep brings back memories for me also. In 1954 I began my Greyhound days. My first trip away from home. I traveled from N.W. Arkansas to Wakeeney Kansas via Kansas City Mo. via Greyhound to work the summer on wheat and cattle ranch. Quite an adventure for a 16 year old Kid, who thought he was 26
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Looks like a fifties image, not a recent one, well seen.
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big fan of neon... well captured... keep'em comin'....
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An air of nostalgia here.
Classic capture.
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Thanks everyone. This is up in Huntington, WV (home of The Marshall University Thundering Herd!!!) and it is still the main bus station. I noticed it was lit up after the football game but the traffic escaping the stadium was too heavy so we returned the following evening to shoot it.

I think I may play with a B&W conversion...

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09-10-2009, 07:52 AM   #9
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Really nice image, Mike! Triggered some memories for me, too. I spent a few summers with my grandmother as a kid. Seven hours on a Greyhound into southwestern Kentucky in the 60's.... lots of interesting folks and stories on those trips... wish I had a camera back then
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As a radio comms tech i have worked on 31 buses in the last two days and only 370 to go, this is the last thing i wanted to see
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Nice clear image Mike - they (the company) are in trouble up here.
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Wow, Mike, like others, this well-crafted image shook loose the past for me. In '62, a few months before I turned 16, I and my 17-year-old buddy too a Greyhound from southern Illinois to Miami to sail the Bahamas on a 150-ft schooner. We ran out of money early, and had to endure the 36-hour trip back home on the bus satisfied with water and free crackers we picked up in the bus stations. Taught me something about managing money.

Thanks for posting this shot.

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I do like that image Mike and as others have said it does stir memories.
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I have my own Greyhound memories, some good and some bad. LOL I think they are what motivated me to take the photo. Strange how something so simple can stir so many memories.

Thanks everyone!

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