Pictures of Elmira
The (clearly labelled) Chemung Canal Trust Company on Water Street.
The (clearly labelled) Chemung Canal Trust Company on Water Street.
Harold's Army & Navy on Water street.  I bought all my pants there when I lived in Elmira.
Harold's Army & Navy on Water street. I bought all my pants there when I lived in Elmira.
A really pretty shot of Riverfront Park on Water Street.
A really pretty shot of Riverfront Park on Water Street.
The Main Street Bridge where it meets the South Side
The Main Street Bridge where it meets the South Side
Damomics Computer Systems (also clearly labelled).  I remember when they opened and it's good to see them still in business.
Damomics Computer Systems (also clearly labelled). I remember when they opened and it's good to see them still in business.
Pal's Sports Center.  The “open” sign was a welcome relief.
Pal's Sports Center. The “open” sign was a welcome relief.
Looking up Main Street.
Looking up Main Street.
The view west from the Main Street Bridge (toward Walnut Street)
The view west from the Main Street Bridge (toward Walnut Street)
Looking east from the Main Street Bridge.
Looking east from the Main Street Bridge.
Straight down Main Street to St. Patricks from the bridge.
Straight down Main Street to St. Patricks from the bridge.
That sign's been there a long time and looks really cool.
That sign's been there a long time and looks really cool.
Kingsbury Cyclery.  Another institution, well to me.
Kingsbury Cyclery. Another institution, well to me.
The Elmira 1-2-3.  I saw Star Wars here.  It's sad to see it closed.
The Elmira 1-2-3. I saw Star Wars here. It's sad to see it closed.
Once this was the site of the legendary Comics For Collectors in Elmira.  One of the best comics stores I've ever seen.
Once this was the site of the legendary Comics For Collectors in Elmira. One of the best comics stores I've ever seen.
The old Izard's Building on Main Street.
The old Izard's Building on Main Street.
The entrance to the Clemens Center for the Performing Arts.
The entrance to the Clemens Center for the Performing Arts.
City Hall.  This should be a picture of the building I used to work in for the Elmira Savings Bank, but someone with no sense of potential historic monuments tore it down.
City Hall. This should be a picture of the building I used to work in for the Elmira Savings Bank, but someone with no sense of potential historic monuments tore it down.
The Civil War Memorial outide the Chemung County Court House.
The Civil War Memorial outide the Chemung County Court House.
2 Faces of the Civil War Memorial.
2 Faces of the Civil War Memorial.
The other 2 Faces of the Civil War Memorial.
The other 2 Faces of the Civil War Memorial.
The Chemung County Court House, though not the part with the memorial in front.
The Chemung County Court House, though not the part with the memorial in front.
The Arnot Art Museum.
The Arnot Art Museum.
Boy you learn something new every day.
Boy you learn something new every day.
City Hall.
City Hall.
The old (to me) Steele Memorial Library Main Branch, now apparently a County Commerce Center.
The old (to me) Steele Memorial Library Main Branch, now apparently a County Commerce Center.
The old Armory Building.
The old Armory Building.
Personious-Warne studio.  I had my Senior pictures taken there along with every single other graduating Senior in Elmira.  (Well, not the same day or anything...)
Personious-Warne studio. I had my Senior pictures taken there along with every single other graduating Senior in Elmira. (Well, not the same day or anything...)
The old Post Office and Court House.
The old Post Office and Court House.
The new (to me) Steele Memorial Library.
The new (to me) Steele Memorial Library.
I just love the name of the Sanitary Barber Shop.
I just love the name of the Sanitary Barber Shop.
The Clemens Center again.
The Clemens Center again.
Renko's Custom Meats on the South Side.  I walked past here when I was in elementary school and stopped here for penny candy along with half the school.
Renko's Custom Meats on the South Side. I walked past here when I was in elementary school and stopped here for penny candy along with half the school.
The front of Dunn Field.  In my day Southside played their home football games here.
The front of Dunn Field. In my day Southside played their home football games here.
The home of the Arctic League, one of my favorite charitable organizations.
The home of the Arctic League, one of my favorite charitable organizations.
The Elmira Fire Department.
The Elmira Fire Department.
It did my heart good to know that the EFD still has an American LaFrance truck.
It did my heart good to know that the EFD still has an American LaFrance truck.
The cool looking walkway under the elevated freight railroad on the North Side.
The cool looking walkway under the elevated freight railroad on the North Side.
The First Baptist Church downtown.
The First Baptist Church downtown.
A plaque in Langdon Plaza.  I feel your pain, Sam.
A plaque in Langdon Plaza. I feel your pain, Sam.
Thomas K. Beecher, famous Elmira pastor.
Thomas K. Beecher, famous Elmira pastor.
The Park Church downtown.
The Park Church downtown.
The Park Church is also clearly labelled.
The Park Church is also clearly labelled.
Earth's geekiest “Share the Road” sign is located in Elmira, NY.
Earth's geekiest “Share the Road” sign is located in Elmira, NY.
The famous Popcorn Truck.
The famous Popcorn Truck.
The Popcorn Truck from another angle.
The Popcorn Truck from another angle.
My calculus teacher likes the Popcorn Truck, too.  (This is a brick that indicates a contribution to the restoration of the truck.)
My calculus teacher likes the Popcorn Truck, too. (This is a brick that indicates a contribution to the restoration of the truck.)
Go Amy!
Go Amy!
The Frank Romeo's Popcorn Truck lisence.
The Frank Romeo's Popcorn Truck lisence.
The Twin Tier Tire sign.  I worked here in the summer of 1984.
The Twin Tier Tire sign. I worked here in the summer of 1984.
Twin Tier Tire again, apparently this location is no more.  They are still open on Lake Road and in Binghampton.
Twin Tier Tire again, apparently this location is no more. They are still open on Lake Road and in Binghampton.
The statue of Ernie Davis outside Ernie Davis Jr. High.  (I guess it's called a Middle School now.)
The statue of Ernie Davis outside Ernie Davis Jr. High. (I guess it's called a Middle School now.)
The outside of Davis
The outside of Davis
The plaque on the Ernie Davis statue.
The plaque on the Ernie Davis statue.
Aspen Ridge.  I lived on the Southside 17 years and still don't know the story here.
Aspen Ridge. I lived on the Southside 17 years and still don't know the story here.
Some fellow in Big Flats has a camel (and other things) in his yard.
Some fellow in Big Flats has a camel (and other things) in his yard.
More of the Big Flats menagerie.  I think it's a Brahma bull.
More of the Big Flats menagerie. I think it's a Brahma bull.
More of the menagerie.  Alpaca.
More of the menagerie. Alpaca.
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