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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Decatur Celebration 2014: Thursday

Here's some shots of what downtown Decatur looks like this evening, as Celebration set-up begins.....










hello WCIA!!



Monday, July 28, 2014

Flight Time - Decatur Airport

Photos Past and Present of the Decatur Airport
Decatur Illinois











air traffic controllers on strike  1981

Decatur Airport Fire 1944

Goodyear blimp visits Decatur  1972




plaque located outside the Decatur Airport terminal building




plaque for the sculpture shown below













More photos of Ronald Reagan's 1984 visit to Decatur can be viewed HERE

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Coal Gasification Site Clean-up.... Revisited

Last July, we posted photos of the work site downtown where the clean-up of the old coal gasification facility was taking place.  View those photos HERE.

Now, 12 months later, work is wrapping up, and the dismantling of the large "circus tent" is well underway.

Here are shots from today:














Friday, July 18, 2014

New Mini Golf at Overlook Adventure

In July 2014, the new miniature golf course at Nelson Park called "Overlook Adventure" opened to the public.

The Decatur Park District has done a fantastic job at bringing a world-class putt-putt course to Decatur.  Check out the beautiful facility....















opening soon!  along with CherryBerry





Shots of Nelson Park in Fall 2013 when this facility was under construction:  HERE

Shots of the old Nelson Clubhouse that was demolished to make room for this new development:  HERE

Shots of Paul's Puttin' Place course (Nelson Park) that was closed after the 2013 season:  HERE

Tuesday, July 8, 2014