The road to Herman’s

The road to Herman’s

It’s time for the tenth annual typewriter collectors’ meeting at Herman Price’s amazing Chestnut Ridge Typewriter Museum, in his home in West Virginia. What began ten years ago as a little get-together for a few friends has ballooned into the...
To West Virginia!

To West Virginia!

Let’s go to West Virginia! What’s in West Virginia? Oh, just a few typewriters … Herman Price is hosting his yearly collectors’ meeting at his Chestnut Ridge Typewriter Museum. I’ve already seen things of great beauty … And...
The Road to Milwaukee

The Road to Milwaukee

Anna: Antiques in Wapakoneta: Who will buy this precious pup? Steps in a Wapakoneta antique mall: Courthouse in Wapakoneta: Downtown Lima: Robert Messenger, I thought of you when photographing this newspaper building: Neat dealer sticker on a Blick case in...
The journey to Greensburg

The journey to Greensburg

Indiana Highway 46 — a quiet, rolling drive so much better than the Interstate it parallels: A Greensburg landmark: the tower tree that grows on top of the Decatur County courthouse. Like most midwestern county seats, Greensburg has an attractive square around...
West Virginia bound

West Virginia bound

(Photo of Pennsboro taken during my visit last year.) I arrived safely at Herman’s. Tonight 16 typewriter collectors, spouses, and relatives went out to dinner together, including Leila and Ken of Swinging Typebars. Tomorrow the intensive typewriter geeking...