Photographer: John Dixon
Downtown Mansfield today.
Rose and Berry's antique store in downtown Mansfield features plenty of collectibles.
Village Shell, a homemade vintage gas station replica belongs to Mike Webber.
Photographer: News-Gazette Online Staff
Mary Sherman works in Sherman's Small Engines.
Roy and Norma Hammer stand outside the General Store.
George Vincent, 11, was walking through downtown on his way home from school.
Linda Richardson works behind the bar at J.P. Cool's.
Bill Roe makes a stop at J.P. Cool's.
Gary Turner talks to friends at J.P. Cool's.
Jeff Hurd is the co-owner of J.P. Cool's.
J.B. Emberton takes a seat at the bar of J.P. Cool's.
Kathy Lipsey is a teller at First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust.
Amanda Merriken and Tyler Schacht stand together on Jefferson Street.
Emma White stands outside Service Printing Company with her dog.
A memorial stands outside the American Legion hall on Jefferson Street.
Rob O'Malley stops for a moment before entering the General Store.
Braxton Bragg enters the Mansfield post office.
Colleen Maxwell works the desk at the Mansfield post office.
Brenda Edwards is the Manfield librarian.
Doris Ann Lamb took advantage of nice fall weather to take a walk through town.
Dane Houser stands with his bike in Mansfield Park.
John Houser visits Mansfield Park while out for a walk with his grandson, Dane Houser.
The Jansen family sits in the yard of their home on the south side of Mansfield. From left are 15-month-old Emily, Andy and Lauren Jansen, along with their two dogs.
Lynn Hawkins oversees practice for fall baseball at Blue Ridge Junior High School.
Liz Morrow, a teacher at Blue Ridge Junior High School, stands in her classroom with student Kendra Price.
A window from the old Hotel Monroe on Jefferson Street, which is now converted to apartments.
Blue Ridge High School senior Terra Davis.
Chelse Lindenbaum works at the Tan Your Hide salon on Jefferson Street.
Anthony Smith is a 12-year-old Mansfield student.
Kelsy Reynolds, back left, Jessie Rusher, back right, and Ashley Ipox are Blue Ridge High School cheerleaders. They were cleaning windows that had been painted for homecoming.
Jill Webb is a co-owner of J.P. Cool's.
Pam Kumm works as a bartender at J.P. Cool's.
Frank Roy stops at the town bar for a beverage with friends.
Terry Winemiller sits at the bar at J.P. Cool's.
Rod Rusher is a big fan of auto racing.
Brenda Winemiller stops in at J.P. Cool's.
Chris Burton has a good time at J.P. Cool's.
Susan Thomas, owner of the General Store, sits in the coffee shop area of the store.
Terry Thomas and his wife Susan bought the General Store in 1979.
A sign along U.S. 150 welcomes visitors to Mansfield.
Gurwinder Mann works the cash register at the BP gas station near Interstate 74.
Dinesh Chawla manages the BP gas station near the exit to I-74.
Kevin and Jill Stivers are owners of Stivers Carpentry.
Jerry Stiger is owner of Mansfield Auto Rebuilders.
Kevin Pagel works on a car at Mansfield Auto Rebuilders.
A tribute to John Deere equipment adorns a backyard in Mansfield.
Max E. Gilbert stands in front of okra plants in his garden.
Ed Schaefer stands in front of his house.
Farmer City, Mansfield and Bellflower consolidated their school districts and Mansfield hosts the junior high for the three communities.
Danielle Deffenbaugh is the hair stylist at Up Your Image, located in the Tan Your Hide salon in downtown Mansfield.
Plaques just north of the Mansfield American Legion hall honor the memory of former members.
Bob Stone has lived in Mansfield since 1964,
Kathy Rogers stands with her dog, Teddy.
Mansfield Park was the site of numerous Kentucky Picnics, which during its heyday drew crowds by the thousands for a day of picnics and bluegrass and country music.
Delores Fancher stands near her car on Jefferson Street downtown.
Dave Sherman is owner of Sherman Small Motors, which opened its downtown location in 1976.
Sydney Paris, 7, takes a seat in front of The General Store.
Shirley adn Larry Bowmer pause by their truck on a trip downtown.
J.D. Lanier, left, and Arkie Ipox sit at the bar at J.P. Cool's.
Dave Kirby gives a smile at J.P. Cool's, a downtown bar and restaurant.
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