Cleveland, Kansas, sign still rests by the highway. The former Cleveland bank.

The old bank building is a farm shed

The old bank vault still stands

What is left of the Cleveland school: A pile of rubble.

A view in Cleveland

The elevator is the only business left in town.
It's especially hopping with activity during wheat harvest.

Well, there is this resident selling eggs.

The train still rumbles through Cleveland.

Old house.

Students of the Cleveland School in the 1940s.One of the town's first stores.

A picture of the Cleveland Methodist Church, which was razed in the 1960s.
Paul and Dorothy Handkins were married at the church on Dec. 31, 1944