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South Beach Miami

It is beautiful during the day but a whole new color wheel at night.
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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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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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Chicago

A must do in Chicago is the architecture tour by boat where you hear the stories about 50 buildings along the Chicago River. Hear how Chicago grew from a small settlement into one of the world's largest cities in less than 100 years.
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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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Porch Art

Key West porches are, to my eye, works of art.
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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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Barefoot Sunrise

Smooth water in the early morning bring out the pros. This lake has a waterski team that performs every Wednesday evening. I've seen as many as 23 skiers doing a 3 person high pyramid.
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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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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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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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Old World Wisconsin

Original late 1800s homestead house. It was moved, furnished and repaired by the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Sunset Key

An island that is accessed by a 10 minute ferry ride from Key West mainland. It is primarily a hotel but there are also about 50 private homes. I liked the layers of water, trees and clouds which would also look good in color but sometimes black and white is just more interesting.
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Pacific Coast

South of Carmel CA
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Aeromotor

Stumbled upon this abandoned small town with maybe 20 buildings and this wind powered water pump was still working. I did a little research and found this: "The first Aermotor was sold in 1888, with 24 windmills in total being sold in the first year. Aermotor soon became a strong competitor among its contemporaries selling over 20,000 of its windmills by 1892". And this Chicago company is still in business today making high tech windmills.
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Nothing Compares

Great Basin National Park. The Great Basin includes most of Nevada, half of Utah, and sections of Idaho, Wyoming, Oregon, and California. Great Basin National Park preserves a small representative piece of this entire region. NPS This "small" piece is the largest area of real estate I have ever seen. One stretch of the main highway was almost 90 miles long, had no intersections and we only saw 3 other vehicles the entire drive.
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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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South Beach

South Beach, also nicknamed colloquially as SoBe, is a neighborhood in Miami Beach, Florida. It is located east of Miami between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The area encompasses Miami Beach south of Dade Boulevard. This area was the first section of Miami Beach to be developed, starting in the 1910. Day or night the colorful buildings are make for some beautiful photographs.
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Chicago River

Downtown Chicago is a sparkling jewel of architecture, colors and people. Every summer I take the train to Union Station, spend the way walking till my feet hurt then the train back.
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State Fair

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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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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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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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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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Cana Island Lighthouse

Built in 1869 for $12,792.55, Cana Island Lighthouse’s tower, made of cream city brick, was the tallest building in Door County WI. Verified by telescope during the first year of operation, 4,862 ships passed the station during daylight hours.  Keepers filled the oil and kept the beacon shining until the lighthouse was automated in 1944.  It remains a functioning navigational light of the Great Lakes. Door County Historical Society.
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Chicago Downtown

Chicago with a camera, the best.
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Wisconsin 1870

Old World Wisconsin historical buildings are wonderful to photograph with wildflowers and partial cloudy skies.
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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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Scenic Highway 89

On the road up to Cedar Breaks and Bryce Canyon from Cedar City UT
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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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True Patriot

Nothing unusual for Key West's Duval Street.
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Milwaukee

The City of Milwaukee, is both the most populous and most densely populated city in Wisconsin. It is the second largest city on Lake Michigan's shore behind Chicago. The Art Museum is centermost in the photo.
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Old homestead house

Near Kodachrome State Park Utah
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Lifeguard

Miami Beach lifeguard station.
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Love these colors

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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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