Standing still in Galesburg


One of three bicycle racks on Seminary Street in Carl Sandburg’s hometown, just up the way from the Amtrak station. One adult ticket for the train to Chicago and back: $20.

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Former bicycle mechanic, current peruser of books, feeder of birds.
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6 Responses to Standing still in Galesburg

  1. Craig Burgess says:

    A local brewpub in south Broadripple has a bike rack made from old frames. I’ll have to get a picture of it sometime and send it along.

  2. LARRY DAVIS says:

    That’s a pretty “fast” looking bike rack, and very practical – to lean against, instead of risking wheels in the old-fashioned kind.

  3. Really cool! Are these fairly new? I was in Galesburg a few months back and don’t remember seeing them. I know they have a very active City Councilman that is trying to make the town more Bike-Friendly.

    I really dig the “street-art” approach to bike racks. Might inspire people to ride a little more – or at least I would hope.,,

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