General store

Bygone relic of a past age, in the Bay Area, at least. Target just doesn't have the same character.


But then again, general stores don't have LEGO. Jury's out.

  • nolnet 5y

    I'm gonna go ahead and help myself to a fresh, tasty fave than.
  • Raphael Granas 5y

  • Iain Heath 5y

    Beyond the wealth of details, the composition is wonderful, with the shopkeep at the center of it all. He's been setting up since the crack of dawn, clean tie, ready for business, waiting expectantly to greet that first customer...
  • -legoguy808- 5y

  • Truman Nihilist 5y

    This is awesome. Found it on the Brothers Brick.
  • Doctor Mobius 5y

    Wow. Just Wow. Every single detail is amazing. Two weeks from now I'll still be noticing new things.
  • Tristan Bowersox 5y

    Great lighting, as always...

    "Frank Moody's General Store went down in history as the most dramatic sundry in America...."
  • Heather LEGOgirl 5y

    I have added to the faves and boy do you deserve all of them. This is so full of details I don't know where to begin to look. You shame me with your brilliance young man.
  • Alex Eylar 5y

    There you have it: General Store (80) inches ahead of the Holy Hand Grenade (79) with the most favorites. Good job, everybody. Let the abuse of the favorites system continue!
  • Blake 5y

    The Look Alikes book-Loved that as a child! mine was published in '99. But Alex, this looks awsome. love the little price signs!
  • Kim 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Lego Role Models, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • _lichtblau_ 5y

    Really, really awesome!
    You captured the spirit pretty excellent...I tend to say I can literally smell the certain aroma of those stores...uhm wait...nope...I just have to clean up the kitchen more often...
  • David 5y

    Awesome. Great Job!
  • Legofesto 5y

    Really wonderful, detailing is beautiful, and so well lit. Impressive!
  • Meylah 5y

    We wanted to thank you for sharing your image via creative commons. We used on our blog at Meylah!

    Thanks again!
  • Alex Eylar 5y

    Meylah You're quite welcome; glad you liked it.
  • Eturior 4y


    Check this out..
  • Alex Eylar 4y

    Eturior Eh, as long as my picture is there in the comments, I can live with it.
  • [Shunazaver] 4y

    Fantastic job!
    (BTW, do you live in the bay area?)
  • Alex Eylar 4y

    [Shunazaver] I used to; I just moved down to southern CA for grad school.
143 faves
Taken on May 5, 2010
  • ƒ/2.8
  • 6.3 mm
  • 1/20
  • 320
  • Flash (off, did not fire)
  • Show EXIF
This photo is in 4 groups
This photo is in 1 album
This photo is in 3 galleries

Additional info

  • Viewing this photo Public
  • Safety level of this photo Safe
  • S Search
    Photo navigation
    < > Thumbnail navigation
    Z Zoom
    B Back to context