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Old 12-23-2006, 10:10 PM   #1371
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He can see if phinz, but it is his wife who posted it so he has a little advantage over everyone else
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Old 12-23-2006, 11:46 PM   #1372
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Does it have anything to do with the first fire department in Philadelphia?

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Old 12-23-2006, 11:53 PM   #1373
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Okay, here goes. What is this and where is it? Not necessary to get it right, but what does it commemorate if you happen to know? Good luck all.
It's a floodwall at 100 Broadway Street in Paducah, Kentucky, which overlooks the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. The Wall-to-Wall Mural. The one on the leftmost is Alben William Barkley, who coined the term "New Deal" and Irvin Cobb, The "Duke of Paducah," famous for his opposition of the Ku Klux Klan and defense of the rights of WWI black soldiers. The one in the middle left is The Horse Drinking Fountain, a gift from The Humane Society to Paducah in 1907. The one in the middle right is Fire Station #5 at 17th and Broadway. The one on the far right is The Market House. All commemorate history in Paducah.

Robert Dafford is the artist.
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Old 12-24-2006, 12:16 AM   #1374
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LOL My guess was definitely a total wild guess, or couldn't you tell?!

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Old 12-24-2006, 12:24 AM   #1375
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Hey, phinz, guess you did a Google search of flood wall murals. Good job anyway. Buck will be happy that he can play the game again. Perhaps too easy for seasoned players like yourself.

At any rate, the murals are beautiful. There are many more than are shown in the photo. If anyone's ever in the Paducah area, the restored downtown area and the murals are well worth seeing. Plus, there are many, many fine restaurants there, too. No, I'm not a resident of the city, but it's nearby and Buck and I love going there and enjoying all the city has to offer. As a matter of fact, we had one of the best restaurant dinners of our life on Tuesday night at a place in Paducah called B. Russell's. Incredible meal.

Your turn to submit a photo, phinz. Merry Christmas to you and thanks for the correct guess.
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Old 12-24-2006, 01:05 AM   #1376
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Actually, I did a Google search of Kentucky murals, but I had seen pics of them before from an acquaintance who lives in Kentucky. I just didn't remember exactly where they were.

I spent the night in Paducah a little over a year ago (stayed at the exit that has the Applebee's and several hotels) but didn't get to see them, since I was on my way to a funeral and just needed a place to lay my weary head. I'd forgotten that was where they were located.

Here's one. What is this (actual name of the landmark, though you can give me *what* it is in addition, if so inclined) and where is it?
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Old 12-26-2006, 05:11 PM   #1377
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Looks like you've got us all stumped, phinz, how about a hint?
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Old 12-26-2006, 05:23 PM   #1378
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You'll never call this desert formation a camel.
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Old 12-26-2006, 07:44 PM   #1379
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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! I have tried Dromedary Peak (Utah) and Mt. Dromedary (Australia), but they are definitely not it (at least from the pictures I have found). I'm probably way off, but I'm back to looking!

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Old 12-27-2006, 05:08 AM   #1380
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Well, you're moving along the right path, kinda, but wrong corners of the world.
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