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Dixon Commissary, Walkerville

I had a brief visit with the owner of this structure today, who graciously allowed me access to the property. He noted that it was once a commissary, owned by Alvin and Lizzie Dixon, the grandparents of well-known WTOC-TV anchorman, Sonny Dixon. 24 more words

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Abandoned Store, New Era

I’ve photographed this structure, as well as the others that make up the New Era community, many times over the years. They always look a bit worse for wear but stubbornly remain as if to give testament to the people who once thrived here. 22 more words

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Abandoned Farmhouse, New Era

The beauty in the remaining New Era houses lies in their abandonment and their quiet surrender to the elements. I can only imagine the hard-working souls who once labored here.

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Schoolhouse, New Era

This appears to be a WPA school. I’m not sure if it was called the New Era School or if it had a different name. It’s now a beautiful private residence.

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