The Old Firehouse Winery in Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio, in the town’s first fire station. In good weather months, Old Betsy – a restored 1924 Graham Brothers fire truck – stands at the end of the tasting and sales building.


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I’m a semi-retired newspaper editor/writer who loves photography, especially flower macros, lighthouses, old mills and covered bridges.

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  • phil decocco
    phil decocco8 months ago

    what a classic!! Nicely done!

  • Thanks, Phil! They keep her spit-shined (and put away in winter – the winery is right on Lake Erie).

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Nadya Johnson
    Nadya Johnson8 months ago

    Wow! Terrific find and awesome photo, Monnie!

  • Thanks, Nadya! They have a wine I just love, so we go up there (45 minutes or so) several times a year.

    – Monnie Ryan

  • lorilee
    lorilee8 months ago

  • Thanks very much, Lori!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheep8 months ago

    Awesome find!! Excellent capture!

  • Thanks – and an awesome place to sit on the patio, look out at Lake Erie and sip wine!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • ldredge
    ldredge8 months ago

    Nice shot, Monnie!

  • Thanks very much!

    – Monnie Ryan

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...8 months ago

    4th place out of 12 entries
    Fire Trucks and Fire Equipment Challenge

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...8 months ago


  • Thanks – much appreciated!

    – Monnie Ryan

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