Kelso, moving into World War II

December 30, 2015 - During World War II the population grew to nearly 2500 people, the trainmen, women and children. Most were involved with...
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Lake Mead National Recreation Area

December 29, 2015 - Originally established in 1935 as the Boulder Dam Recreation area, Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA; est 1964)...
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Union Pacific 844 - The Living Legend

December 28, 2015 - Steam Locomotive No. 844 is the last steam locomotive built for Union Pacific Railroad. It was delivered in 1944. A high...
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Kelso - the Depression and the beginning of World War II

December 23, 2015 - Kelso was a busy railroad town, even during the depression years. The railroad was a major link from southern California...
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My What and Why of HDR imaging

December 21, 2015 - Like many other photographers today, I like HDR (High Dynamic Range) images, and making them. First, what is HDR imagin...
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Signs in our Lives

December 20, 2015 - My new gallery "Signs in our Lives" is up and populated with a few of the signs I find interesting, and have found. Sig...
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Lighthouses - The Mariners Friend

December 18, 2015 - The lighthouses we find along the coastlines of the world are the mariners friend. How? The lighthouse provides the sail...
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Kelso - the early years

December 16, 2015 - Kelso was the typical railroad town after the turn of the 1800's to the 1900's. By 1905 there was a small wooden depot a...
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Hollywood and the Eureka

December 14, 2015 - In 1938 the Sierra Nevada Wood and Lumber co sold the Eureka to Hollywood interests after serving that railroad since 18...
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The Hoover Dam and the O'Callaghan/Tillman Memorial Bridge

December 11, 2015 - One of the modern engineering wonders of the world, the Hoover Dam ((began in 1931) and the O'Callaghan/Tillman Memorial...
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Kelso - the town built to service a railraod in the middle of the Mojave desert.

December 09, 2015 - Kelso is a g host town and defunct r ailroad depot in the Mojave National Preserve in California. It was named after rai...
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Eureka - the full circle

December 07, 2015 - Eureka - the beautiful 1875, narrow gauge 4-4-0, steam locomotive, that resides in Las Vegas, NV, has come full circle w...
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UP 4014 Statistics

December 04, 2015 - 1. delivered to the Union Pacific in December, 1941 2. one of 25 of this type 4-8-8-4 wheel arrangement 3. 132 feet lo...
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Doors are gateways into our lives

December 02, 2015 - Doors separate areas in our homes, offices, businesses, churches, and other structure, keeping the formal and utility ar...
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