Roadside

Abandoned Strawn Citrus Packing House

During Florida's late 19th century "orange fever," many citrus packing houses were built throughout the state, even in the central and northern regions. But a series of hard freezes forced most of the industry to relocate further south. Few of the o...

A Florida Wood Sculptor and His “Whispering Giants”

To the casual observer, Peter Wolf Toth's property on U.S. 1 in Edgewater, Florida might be mistaken for a shop featuring chainsaw art. Intricately-carved wooden heads of Native Americans soar into the blue skies above. Faces carved into pieces of dr...

The Red Barn Drive-Thru Convenience Store

Forget those quick runs to the neighborhood WaWa for beer and cigarettes.  The Red Barn on State Road 44 in DeLand, Florida takes convenience store shopping to a whole new level.  It's a drive-thru where customers are able to drive inside the Red Bar...