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PHOTOS: The Faded Motels Of The Rust Belt

Randy Fox | Posted 03.26.2013 | Travel
Randy Fox

As you travel through the Rust Belt, you can still come across the remains of hotels and motels still touting marketing innovations such as "Color TV" or "Air Conditioning."

PHOTOS: The Disappearing Ghost Signs Of The Rust Belt

Randy Fox | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Randy Fox

Ghost signs are nearly the equivalent of what cave drawings were to our early modern day explorers: signifiers of how previous lives lived, worked and maybe the kind of beer they drank or the cigarettes they smoked. While these ghost signs populate many towns in our country, they are in the process of leaving us. As the wrecking ball flies and mundane urban renewal efforts commence, we're losing more relics every day.

PHOTOS: The Rust Belt's Rustic Bars

Randy Fox | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel
Randy Fox

The old shot and beer joints were a mainstay in nearly all the Rust Belt mill towns. These places were the yang to the factories' yin and a big part of many a mill worker's daily routine.

PHOTOS: Cleveland And Its Accordion King

Randy Fox | Posted 07.03.2012 | Travel
Randy Fox

For those interested in seeing an integral part of Rust Belt history, Cleveland is still an essential stop.