Weekly Photo Challenge: Room

My son asked for a favor, providing me with an opportunity to meet this week’s photo challenge theme of “Room“.  Knowing his sister and I like to take day trips and explore, he asked us to visit the Log Schoolhouse, a one-room schoolhouse, in Colchester, Vermont.  I wish I could have gotten some better angles, but I tried to avoid some of the modern things, such as a bright red fire extinguisher, a monitor that had been placed in the front panel of the teacher’s desk, and a brochure rack for tourists.  My favorite image is the one of the book strap with books.

IMG_4740 vintage.desks.vntg_smw

IMG_4730 woodstove.vntg_smw

IMG_4726 desks.shelves.vntg_sm

IMG_4736 recess.bell.vntg_smw

Recess Bell

IMG_4733 vintage.book.strap.vntg_smw

IMG_4735 hat.bonnet.glove.vntg_smw

IMG_4734 lunch.pail.vntg_smw

An old lard bucket used as a lunch pail

IMG_4727 vintage.clock.vntg_sm

The outer numbers represent the date. The red hand is on the 9th.

IMG_4724 dunce.stool.vntg_smw

IMG_4739 chalkboard.flag.vntg_smw

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest, ’til your good is better and your better best.”

To see more images from or to participate in this week’s photo challenge, click here or check out my favorites below:

Keeping Warm

Single Room Waterfront View

 

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Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens for Canon EOS SLR Cameras

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4 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Room

  1. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these old One Room School photos! I Googled Book Strap and found that pic first then found your blog with the rest of these wonderful pictures – love the old desks with their slates, wood stove and the Lard Lunch pail. I have an old school desk that I am refinishing (metal is rusted) it is not near as fancy as these but you gave me great ideas for a little vignette for that display area – thanks for these inspirational photos!

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