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Ruins and Relics Southeast

 

Grand Old Hatchery
Dickson, TN
Photo and info courtesy Tony Craig

The "Grand Ol' Hatchery"--a quaint play on Grand Ole Opry, in Dickson, TN. Novel idea, turning a feed store into a music venue. The Grand Old Hatchery is located along Main Street in Dickson. 06-06

 

 

Fifty-Fifty
Salisbury, NC
Photo and info courtesy Tony Craig

The Fifty-Fifty store is owned by Tom Tucker in Salisbury, NC. It's called the 50/50 because the shelving units are on a center swivel and can turn around to reveal different items. 06-06

 

 

Tabasco Plant
Avery Island, LA
Photo and info courtesy Richard Weiss

Here's a shot of the Tabasco plant on Avery Island, LA. At first, this appeared to be an old industrial place and made the trek here only to find that the tours were closed that day and the building dates only to the 1970's. 02-07

 

 

Conrad & Hinkle Food Market
Lexington, NC
Photo and info courtesy Richard Weiss / 2007

This old storefront for the Conrad & Hinkle Food Market is found in downtown Lexington, NC. 12-07

 

 

Foust Photo
Asheboro, NC
Photo and info courtesy Richard Weiss

Located in downtown Asheboro is this old photo store called Foust Camera that looks like it comes straight from the 1950's. 12-07

 

 

 

 

Coca- Cola Bottling Plant
Spartenburg, SC
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Here's an old Coca-Cola bottling plant in Spartenburg, SC, still used as such. 01-08

(Far left) A view from across the way

(Near left) Check out the close-up of the Coca-Cola lettering above the door

 

 

Main Street Soda Shop
Hamlet, NC
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Along the main street in Hamlet, NC is the appropriately named Main Street Soda Shop. 01-08

 

 

Castle
Blacksburg, SC
Photo and info courtesy Richard Weiss

The cheesy fake castle you see here is at the Blacksburg exit. Apparently it once sold fireworks. Nearby were a lot of other larger fireworks places but not quite as tacky as this one. 01-08

 

 

 

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