This this second gallery of Floyd Count textures invites you to speculate on What, Where, or both. Identities are revealed at the end of the series.
1. Retaining wall of School House Fabrics, 220 N. Locust St.
2. Veneer of Ray’s Restaurant, Floyd Hwy. N.
3. Masonry at NW corner of Floyd Hwy. N. and Bethlehem Church Rd., WoodSong Artisans. Former gas station-grill.
4. Thistle ropes used to tie bale-twine onto pallet, J.G. Ingram & Son Store, Floyd Hwy. N.
5. Dough at Grateful Bread bakery, Old Hensley Rd., SW (downtown Floyd).
6. Telephone pole on SE Stoplight corner by Farmers’ Supply, each tack & staple having affixed a notice.
7. Coal-chute door at SW Stoplight corner, originally People’s Bank. (Chapter 8, “Downtown Floyd.”)
8. Scarves made in Bali, Green Label Organic, corner of Oxford and Fox Streets. http://greenlabelorganic.com/
9. Flooring of former shirt factory, 302 S. Locust St. (Chapters 10 and 19.)
10. Bear-claw marks, James and Janice Courtney’s acreage, off Rt. 8 N.
11. Initials carved into desk by Hugh Vest, in restored Double Spring schoolhouse on Stonewall Rd.*
12. Black walnut tree on Coartney acreage.
13. Green coffee beans, Red Rooster Coffee Roaster, 117 B S. Locust St.
14. Initials carved into soapstone brick, SW corner of S. Locust St. and W. Main St.
15. The pot of a banjo, with inlaid stones, instrument made in Mt. Airy, NC.
16. Rolls of drapes in the former school auditorium, School House Fabrics.