Fire House No.2

© Terry A. Stoa

Fire House No.2

Uploaded: January 06, 2013


The old Fire House No.2 in Decatur, Illinois has been repurposed for use as Firehouse Flea Market &Antiques. Located near the old Wabash Depot, the fire house was near many warehouses that have also been put to new uses, many of them as antique shops.
f/8, 1/125 sec, ISO 400
Photo taken January 2013

Exif: f/8, 1/125 second, ISO: 400, Focal Length: 58mm


Nikki McDonald level-classic January 06, 2013

Oh my goodness, I adore this, Terry. And I predict a winner! The color, textures and especially design elements are fantastic. #1507454

Bob Cournoyer level-classic January 06, 2013

Cool lines lines lines and shapes.. :-) #10502597

Martha R. Mazon level-classic January 06, 2013

Truly excellent, Terry! The balance is perfect. #10502752

Joy Rector January 07, 2013

great shot #10503270

Terry A. Stoa January 07, 2013

Thanks Nikki, Bob, Martha and Joy - for looking and for the kind remarks! #10503722

Mitch Spence level-classic January 07, 2013

Oh, my, yes. Your framing here creates an instantly appealing graphic image, Terry. #10503730

Terry A. Stoa January 07, 2013

Thank you, Mitch. #10504233

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic January 08, 2013

You have a real knack for EoD in architechture. Wonderful composition, and I concur with Nikki in seeing this in the Winners' circle! #10505133

Kara L. Hendricks January 08, 2013

Powerful elemental shot Terry... I see this going places! #10505407

Terry A. Stoa January 08, 2013

TFL Melinda and Kara - I hope you're right about "going places"! It was fun. #10505409

Chris Budny level-deluxe January 22, 2013

What a great design find, and all that red... terrific! #10528625

Terry A. Stoa January 22, 2013

Thanks a lot, Chris! #10528634

Chris Budny level-deluxe January 24, 2013

Hello again; congratulations on this making POTD, Terry!! #10532004

Katarina Mansson January 24, 2013

Great find, comp, tones and details. Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Terry! #10532006

Joy Rector January 24, 2013

congrats on the POTD #10532049

Mary K. Robison January 24, 2013

Great graphics and composition, Terry!
Congratulations on your well earned POTD! #10532058

Lana Arcemont January 24, 2013

Great Detail!
Congratulations! #10532086

Eivor Kuchta January 24, 2013

What a great find and composition! Congratulations on your POTD, Terry! #10532090

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 24, 2013

Congratulations!!! Nicely seen design elements Terry! #10532096

Sylvia Rourke level-classic January 24, 2013

Congrats on your photo of the day of my favs #10532120

Virginia Kickle January 24, 2013

Congratulations, Terry, on your POTD! The graphics and composition are outstanding! #10532263

Nancy Marie Ricketts January 24, 2013

Congratulations on your superb POTD, Terry! #10532287

David Phalen January 24, 2013

BIG Congrats on a spectacular POTD!! #10532291

Bob Cournoyer level-classic January 24, 2013

He's our man!
If he can't do it,
No one can........... :-) #10532386

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 24, 2013

Gooooo . . . Terry!
Told you :)
Congratulations on the POTD. #10532443

Lydia Williams level-deluxe January 24, 2013

Great image, Terry...congratulations on your POTD...we will see more of it, I am sure! #10532590

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 24, 2013

Congratulations on the striking POTD Terry!

jo ann c. #10532623

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe January 24, 2013

Congrats.. very neat elements! #10532680

Mitch Spence level-classic January 24, 2013

Congratulations, Terry. It's simply a great shot. #10532734

Michele Peterson level-classic January 24, 2013

Fabulous!!! And not only because it's red. :-) Many great elements of design. Congrats on the POTD!! #10532762

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 24, 2013

Keeps the viewer's attention for long. Great framing for a marvelous comp, Terry. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #10532953

Leslie McLain level-deluxe January 24, 2013

Congrats on a fantastic POTD, Terry. #10533064

Susan M. Smith level-classic January 24, 2013

Well seen and perfectly executed, Terry! Congrats on the POTD! #10533132

Ellen Hodges January 24, 2013

Congrats on a super POTD! Terry!! #10533193

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 24, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS Terry on this wonderful POTD!!! <>< #10533230

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe January 24, 2013

Great simplicity, texture and design. Congrats on POTD! #10533394

Terry A. Stoa January 24, 2013

Well, this POTD was a very pleasant surprise! Thank you all for your encouragement and kind words! #10533558

Carol Quina level-classic January 24, 2013

Congratulations on the POTD Terry! #10533682

Martha R. Mazon level-classic January 24, 2013

Excellent design, Terry! Congratulations! #10533833

Wendy Stevenson January 24, 2013

Congratulations on this fine fine image! I love the simplicity and geometry!! Beautifully seen and captured!

Suzanne Crawshaw January 24, 2013

Cool pov! Congrats on your POTD! #10534176

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic January 24, 2013

Love the graphics and colors. Congratulations on your POTD! #10534986

Dr Silly level-classic January 24, 2013

Congratulations Terry on you wonderful POTD. :O)

Thomas E. Hinds January 24, 2013

Beautiful POTD! Congratulations! #10535196

Terry A. Stoa January 24, 2013

Thanks Carol, Martha, Wendy, Suzanne, Amanda and Doc! #10535202

Terry A. Stoa January 24, 2013

Thanks Carol, Martha, Wendy, Suzanne, Amanda and Doc! #10535203

Terry A. Stoa January 24, 2013

Thanks Carol, Martha, Wendy, Suzanne, Amanda and Doc! #10535205

Patti Coblentz January 24, 2013

Fantastic lines and color contrast, Tery! Congratulations on your POTD! #10535312

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 24, 2013

Great EOD and congrats on your POTD Terry. #10535424

Michael Umbreit January 27, 2013

Terry - Congratulations on your POTD!! - Mike #10540992

Guy D. Biechele level-classic February 07, 2013

Terrific eye. Love it! Congratulations on your POTD! #10558666

Terry A. Stoa February 14, 2013

Belated thanks for your comments Patti, Emile, Mike and Guy!


Katarina Mansson February 25, 2013

My fav of yours in Jan. Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Terry! #10583065

Sylvia Rourke level-classic February 25, 2013

Congratulations on your finalist, it was my Jan fav too. #10583117

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 25, 2013

Congratulations on your finalist Terry #10583981

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 25, 2013

Congratulations once more, Terry! #10584056

Guy D. Biechele level-classic February 25, 2013

Great to see this as a Finalist too. Congrats, Terry!! #10584077

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic February 25, 2013

Congrats Terry on your Finalist! #10584107

Terry A. Stoa February 25, 2013

Thanks for looking (again) Katta, Emile, Chris, Guy, and Amanda. #10584274

Nancy Marie Ricketts February 25, 2013

Congratulations, Terry, on your superb finalist! #10584361

Peggy Pfister level-classic February 25, 2013

Fantastic color, texture, and composition. Congrats on your POTD and finalist! #10585066

Carol Quina level-classic February 25, 2013

Congratulations on the finalist Terry! #10585526

Terry A. Stoa February 25, 2013

Thanks Nancy, Peggy, and Carol! #10585528

Lydia Williams level-deluxe February 26, 2013

Congratulations, Terry on your finalist! #10586080

Terry A. Stoa February 26, 2013

Thanks so much, Lydia. #10587279

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 27, 2013

Just delighted to see a little more bling on this one, Terry. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #10588248

Terry A. Stoa February 27, 2013

Thanks again, Nikki. You're first comment made shortly after the image was uploaded was really rewarding to read. And your prediction has come true, so far... finger crossed. #10588412

Michele Peterson level-classic February 27, 2013

My fave of yours this month! Congratulations again!! #10588555

Terry A. Stoa February 28, 2013

A big thanks, Michele! #10589771

Richard D. Love March 29, 2013

Congratulations, Terry. Wonderful lines and shapes!

Rick #10633073

Terry A. Stoa March 29, 2013

Thanks, Rick. #10633173

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