Category Archives: Amherst

Day 236 – Amherst Quarries

August 24, 2009

My home town of Amherst, Ohio, has numerous sandstone quarries. In fact, from the late 19th to the middle of the 20th century, Amherst was known as the Sandstone Center of the World. Now, only one or two of the quarries are still in operation. Here are a few shots of some of the beautiful, old quarries that are now filled with water:

Day 210 – Photos from Amherst

July 29, 2009

On Tuesday, I went out and took some photos that will be part of the set of the local Amherst cable station. They told me they wanted photos that exemplified the uniqueness of Amherst, and they all have to be horizontal. Here are some of the photos I am submitting to the station:

Day 148 – Scenes Around Steele

May 28, 2009

I spent part of the day taking photos around Steele High School. Here are a few shots of the Senior Steak Fry and some students in the TV studio: