This is a sketch of a corner of downtown Rockford, Michigan where I live. The dam and surrounding walk ways are part of Peppler Park. The park is a popular place for families, walkers, cyclists, and eating ice cream.
The line of buildings sit next to what was the
railroad track through town. The track, now turned White Pine Trail and
state park, runs from Grand Rapids, Michigan north through Rockford
and points north. The buildings are home to restaurants and, of course,
ice cream shops.