My Visual Journal

Blog Post 5/03/12

Bill and Gina Gephart meet during their lunch breaks to eat fruit together in Faurot Park Wednesday afternoon. The couple’s 9-year wedding anniversary is tomorrow and they have five children between 12 and 17 years old. Bill works at Benjamin Steel and Gina works for Progressive Insurance. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Lima Central Catholic’s Cassy Clark squints while sliding into third during Thursday evening’s game at Spencerville. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


A construction helicopter works moves pieces of stairs, steel beams and other materials at the Lima Ford Engine Plant on Bible Road just after dawn Sunday morning. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Jack Parker, of Lima, tills a field Sunday afternoon near the Johnny Appleseed Metro Park. Parker’s plow is powered by his six Belgian work horses ranging in age from 3 to 13 and weighing up to 2,000 pounds. The Area Horses in Harness Club hosted a demonstration on the 13 acres they farm exclusively with horses and antique tractors. Parker said of the group, “I enjoy horses. I enjoy farming. So I put those two hobbies together.” Lindsay Brown/The Lima News


Calvin Dunkin, of Lima, watches a modified race from a tow truck inside the race loop Friday night at the Limaland Motorsports Park on Dutch Hollow Road. Friday was the opening night of the track’s summer season and races are scheduled for upcoming Fridays throughout the summer. Lindsay Brown/The Lima News

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