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Old Jan 16, 2008, 7:05 PM   #1
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A couple of examples of towers with clocks on all 4 sides. First one is in Santa Cruz, Calif.

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Old Jan 16, 2008, 7:06 PM   #2
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And. this one is on the courthouse building in Waxahachie, Texas. Note that they don't seem to be syncronized.


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Small town courthouses are so unique. Along with churches, they are some of my most favorite architecture.
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The clocks on the courthouse at Waxahachie are interesting, but the architecture on the tower itself is incredibly ornate. Really neat shot.

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Texas has a great many beautiful courthouses. I've seen 20 or so. They're all quite different and I got the impression that -- 100 years ago -- they were all trying to outdo each other.

You are close enough (Hot Springs) to make a long weekend tour of some of those in East Texas.

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The stonework in your second shot is very similar to that of Toronto's old City Hall. Buit in the late 1800s or beginning of 1900's over the years it was blackened by pollution. When it was finally cleaned up by sandblasting it was discovered to be made of two colours of stone as in your photo. Really quite a beautiful design in both buildings.
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Ditto to all the comments, very nice Walter

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Awesome architecture. We have nothing like that here. These photos are really interesting and neat to see. Nice job on capturing them so well.
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