Vacuuming State Street

Vacuuming State Street

A worker returns the tubing for an industrial high pressure wet vacuum to its stored position after clearing debris from a six-foot-deep hole cleared in State Street so ATT can determine the location of its underground network before the city begins work to resurface the street, replace sidewalks, and make changes in the streetscape beginning in the spring. My Final Photo for Feb. 14, 2019. 

Renovations And Repairs Uptown

A mason replaces damaged bricks just above the framework over Meza Wine Shop as the building undergoes renovation following its purchase at a sheriff sale last year. My Final Photo for Jan. 24, 2019.

Holmes Hotel Reflection

The Holmes Hotel in Uptown Westerville is reflected in puddles gathering in the street after a day of rain melted most of the snow and added to the gathering groundwater. My Final Photo for Jan. 23, 2019.

Cold Trip To Morning Class

An Otterbein student walks to class on a morning with the temperature in single digits. My Final Photo for Jan. 22, 2019.

Long Shadows Of Winter

The shadow of the walnut tree behind the old farmhouse at the Braun Farm slowly creeps toward the barn on a crisp, cold winter afternoon. My Final Photo for Jan. 21, 2019.

Another Snow Plow Run

A Westerville snow plow and salt truck runs across Gentlewind Drive on its way to plow side streets after an overnight storm dropped more snow on the city. My Final Photo for Jan. 20, 2019.

Stormy Weather Portrait

The lovely Mrs. G poses for an iPhone portrait after shopping on a cold windy day for foodstuffs to survive a threatening winter storm. My Final Photo for Jan. 19, 2019.

Cornice Nearly Complete

Paul Visintine cuts a block of architectural foam for part of the restored cornice at the top of the building in Uptown that houses Graeter’s on the ground floor. My Final Photo for Jan. 18, 2019.

Cold Weather Welding

A welder ignores the early morning snow as he anchors mounts for siding on the floor levels of the DHL building being built in the Westar center. My Final Photo for Jan. 17, 2019.

Inniswood Flag Retreat

A ranger at Inniswood Metro Gardens lowers the flag at dusk and near the time of the park closing for the day. My Final Photo for Jan. 16, 2019.

Looking For A Morning Meal

A seagull searches for a winter meal flying over the waters of Hoover Reservoir on a below-freezing morning that saw the lake covered in a light layer of fog. My Final Photo for Jan. 15, 2019.

Winter Morning Sunrise

The morning sun rises behind the barn at the Braun Farm property on a cold winter day. My Final Photo for Jan. 14, 2019.

It’s Snow Day For Golf

A quartet of disc golfers plays the snow-covered back nine at the course at Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for Jan. 13, 2019.

Saturday’s Snow Begins

A woman checks her phone while walking her dog early Saturday morning as the first snow of the day begins to fall. My Final Photo for Jan. 12, 2019.

Cold Weather Early Morning Cleaning

A concrete truck operator works in a cloud of water condensation rising from his truck as he cleans it after delivering a morning load to the DHL construction site. My Final Photo for Jan. 11, 2019.

Winter Welcome Calling Card

A morning snow squall blows heavy snow across bales of hay on a farm field on North West Street in Westerville Thursday. My Final Photo for Jan. 10, 2019.

Clearing Debris From The Edges

A construction worker stepped away from his powered sweeper and took to a push broom to clear debris from the edges of the loading dock section of the recently upgraded section of the parking lot and walkways at The Point at Otterbein University. My Final Photo for Jan. 9, 2019.

Firefighter Training Rollup

Firefighters roll out hoses preparing them for storage after completing a training program at the old party house on the future park property on Hempstead Road. My Final Photo for Jan. 8, 2019.


A city electric worker tosses an ornament to another worker on the ground as the holiday tree in front of city hall is removed at the end of the Christmas season. My Final Photo for Jan. 7, 2019.

Boardwalk Winter Fishing

A fisherman rests on the railing at the Galena boardwalk as he checks his gear while enjoying an unusually warm winter day at Hoover. My Final Photo for Jan. 6, 2019.

Teal Ribbon Painters

Volunteers tie teal bows to utility poles and trees in Uptown Westerville marking Cervical Cancer Awareness Month with a program named Paint the Town Teal. My Final Photo for Jan. 5, 2019.

Washing The Car Wash

The car wash on North State at Old County Line Road gets its own washdown after a customer cleaned mud from an ATV recently run through its paces. My Final Photo for Jan. 4, 2019.

Gary Gardiner
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