Uncle Bob's Travels

Places I've hung out in, sometimes briefly.

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Abandoned, Degraded

Kettle Island, Ky Post office

Digital photo by Lee Stone

Kettle Island KY has had a Post Office since 1912.

Ghak!  That aquarium looks deadly…

Heading up to Uz?

Turn here:

uzsign

Interesting story, Uz.  Pronounced: “you-zee”.  Rennick says in Kentucky Place Names that the Louisville & Nashville railroad was having such a time acquiring the right of way from obstinate landowners that they decided to name the station Uz, after the Land of Uz, where Job endured such difficulties. Don’t look too hard for Uz, though.  It’s mostly not there anymore.  You can still see the foundations of the old freight station, if you look hard enough…

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