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I passed through a lot of little National Road towns in Ohio. Many of them were dilapidated and falling apart. Not Old Washington. It's what all those other towns wish they could be.

 

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Old Washington, Ohio by mobilene, on Flickr

 

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Old Washington, Ohio by mobilene, on Flickr

 

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Old Washington, Ohio by mobilene, on Flickr

 

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Old Washington, Ohio by mobilene, on Flickr

 

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Old Washington, Ohio by mobilene, on Flickr

 

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Old Washington, Ohio by mobilene, on Flickr

 

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Old Washington, Ohio by mobilene, on Flickr

 

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Old Washington, Ohio by mobilene, on Flickr

 

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Old Washington, Ohio by mobilene, on Flickr

 

For this much excellence to still remain, naturally Old Washington is on an old alignment. Here's where it dead ends west of town.

 

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Dead end of NR west of Old Washington by mobilene, on Flickr

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Jim,

 

OMG (that's Oh, my goodness!) Those buildings are unbelievable. I like the wooden one most simply because it should not have survived so long. What is the story behind Washington, Ohio? I have to do a little web browsing. Double WOW!

 

Dave

 

Keep the Show on the Road!

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Another artifact that should not have survived so long is parked right next to the wooden building: An '80s Chevette, looking like new! One of the few still running. Definitely something about Washington! :lol:

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Another artifact that should not have survived so long is parked right next to the wooden building: An '80s Chevette, looking like new! One of the few still running.

 

LOL! I spotted that, too! I couldn't quite believe what I was seeing...!

 

 

Those buildings sure are awesome. A couple of them reminded me of similar style buildings we have around here and in western IL.

 

 

 

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What's remarkable about Old Washington -- Chevettes notwithstanding -- is that there are so many buildings like this in at least serviceable condition. There was hardly anything but buildings like these in Old Washington!

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