#3 – Athens, Alabama (Limestone County)

November 30, 2006 at 5:53 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

This is actually the first memorial we photographed today. It consists of several parts—a lattice fastened upon a tree, a small wooden angel, and a simple cross upon which messages of remembrance had been written.

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Open Road Card from Discover Bank

#2 – Piney Chapel, Alabama (Limestone County)

November 30, 2006 at 5:39 pm | Posted in alabama, automotive safety, Blogroll, car accident, driving, obituary, photography, roadside memorial, safety, wrecks | 2 Comments

There are several small memorials near this railroad/two-lane intersection.

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At one of the memorials we found two unopened cans of Bud Light which had been left in tribute to the deceased:

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There was a larger memorial on the other side of the intersection—apparently this place has seen more than its share of tragedy in recent years.

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We were shocked to find that, despite the ample evidence of heartbreak, this obviously dangerous junction remains unmarked except for a single railroad crossing sign—no lights, no barriers.

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#1 – Coxey, Alabama (Limestone County)

November 30, 2006 at 5:16 pm | Posted in alabama, automotive safety, car accident, driving, obituary, photography, roadside memorial, safety, wrecks | Leave a comment

We begin our project with the roadside memorial of a dear friend of ours—killed in a one-car accident at the age of 19, on December 31, 2002. Buddy, you are greatly missed.

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We wish you well.

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