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Gold Butte

Gold Butte National Monument covers nearly 300,000 acres of remote and rugged desert landscape in southeastern Nevada, where dramatically chiseled red sandstone, twisting canyons, and tree-clad mountains punctuate desolate stretches of the Mojave Desert. The brightly hued sandstone provides a stunning canvas for the area’s famously beautiful rock art. per BLM
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Porch Art

Key West porches are, to my eye, works of art.
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The Long and winding road

Gold Butte National Monument is a wild geological wonder to explore. Numerous mining sites, rock art panels and outstanding colors, plants and quiet. A capable vehicle is highly recommended due to very rough roads. I carry a tire inflator when I'm in places like this so I can deflate my tires to about 1/2 normal pressure then re-inflate them when I get back on hard surface roads.
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Ely Nevada

Nevada's National Historic Landmarks Committee granted unanimous support to nominating the Nevada Northern's East Ely shops complex as a National Historic Landmark. The nomination was approved by the National Park Service on September 27, 2006.
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State Fair

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Glen Canyon Dam

Glen Canyon Dam, rising 710 feet above bedrock within the steep, rust-colored sand-stone walls of Glen Canyon, was constructed in 1956 to harness the power of the Colorado River in order to provide for the water and power needs of millions of people in the West. BLM
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Key West Harbor

From a birds eye, foreground: Joint Interagency Task Force South which conducts detection and monitoring operation . Left: Special Forces underwater training facility. Middle: Harbor used by both the Navy and Key West, music amphitheater, Eco Discovery Center & soccer field. Right: Hotels, condos and homes. Left island is Sunset Key with hotel and homes, the island on the right is unoccupied. Ships enter the shipping channel from the left, can proceed around to the right but must turn around and leave the same way as depth is very shallow except in the narrow channel. The 2 tug boats are probably waiting for either a military ship or a barge carrying jet fuel.
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True Patriot

Nothing unusual for Key West's Duval Street.
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Say Cheese

Organic dairy farm in Stonebank Wisconsin. This farmer has quite the story but I didn't ask his permission to tell it.
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Glen Canyon Dam Lake View

This is the Lake Powell side of the dam and when water levels are higher this area I'm standing on would be completely submerged. As of 9/1/2021 the lake is down 151 feet leaving it only 30% full.
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Architectural Tour

Ride a boat on the Chicago river as they point out the beautiful architecture that sprouted on each side.
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Key West

This shot comprises the Western side of the city including the harbor (owned by the US Navy), old Ft Zachary Taylor in the foreground, and Sunset Key to the top left. Half of the rest of what you see is owned by some branch of the military.
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Sunset Sail

The people on the Jolly Roger sure got their money worth that night.
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Truck Pull

Jefferson County WI Fair
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Glen Canyon Dam

Supplying Colorado River water and hydroelectric power to 5 states located in Page Arizona
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High View

Key West Navy harbor, state and city parks, public spaces and a slice of the city in the foreground, Sunset Key on the left and Wisteria Island to the right.
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Grafton UT

Original Morman homestead from the mid-1800s. Parks Utah is trying to maintain 1/2 dozen structures on the property within a few miles from Zion National Park
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Chicago IL

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A Beautiful Walk

Boca Chica Naval Air Station (Key West) is just over the far mangroves. I love to walk the coast here as the water depth varies from a few inches to a few feet depending on tides. There are birds, sea creatures, plants, coral and F18 Super Hornets to keep my interest as I walk.
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Downtown Las Vegas

a.k.a. The Fremont Street Experience
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Think Blues Brothers

Chicago
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No need to explain

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Casa Marina Hotel

On New Year’s Eve 1920, Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, opened its doors as Key West’s most glamorous destination. Conceived by American railroad tycoon Henry Flagler, the resort was intended to accommodate wealthy customers of Flagler’s Overseas Railroad, which spanned from Key West to the Florida mainland.
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Chicago River Sunday

I love to go on a weekend because the city is relatively quiet. Sightseers vs workers in a hurry.
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Chicago Downtown

Chicago with a camera, the best.
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Scenic Highway 89

On the road up to Cedar Breaks and Bryce Canyon from Cedar City UT
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Bean II

The structure is made up of 168 stainless steel plates that are welded together. The polished exterior has no visible seams, making it completely smooth. The inside is largely made up of a solid wooden structure. It measures 33 x 66 x 42 feet, weighing in at 110 short tons. So, it’s pretty big. When in Chicago I have no problem taking lots of photos. If you see a little guy way off to the right with a camera & tripod, it bean me.
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Chicago River Sunday

Quiet Sunday
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More Bean

The structure is made up of 168 stainless steel plates that are welded together. The polished exterior has no visible seams, making it completely smooth. The inside is largely made up of a solid wooden structure. It measures 33 x 66 x 42 feet, weighing in at 110 short tons. So, it’s pretty big. When in Chicago I have no problem taking lots of photos. If you see a little guy in the middle with a camera & tripod, it bean me.
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Conch Republic

When you deplane in Key West this is what you see when you walk towards the terminal.
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Bryce

Canyon National Park Utah
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Old homestead house

Near Kodachrome State Park Utah
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Love these colors

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Lifeguard

Miami Beach lifeguard station.
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WI 1800s Barn

Original barn moved onsite by the WI State Historical Society
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Eagle Wisconsin

Authentic 1800s homestead
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Spinning Wheel

Taken through a window of an authentic 1800s home which was moved to an area in WI along with other structures. Very detailed and photogenic so I try to get there every couple years.
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Old World Wisconsin

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Arrivals & Departures

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Key West Aquarium

Built in 1932
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Mackinac Island

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Chicago

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Wisconsin Fair Food

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Detroit Skyline

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Success in the Keys

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Chicago River

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Off The Main Street

Bar in Key West
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