Monthly Archives: May 2013

Nuts and Bolts – 19th Century Railroad Bridge, and MEN

About 4 miles (~6.5 km) NW from Port Jervis, NY, between Sparrowbush, NY and Millrift, Pa., is a 165 year old “deck truss” style steel railroad bridge built to extend the NY and Erie Railroad; a project chartered in 1832, … Continue reading

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A Rainy Night Out On the Town – Paris

Bus Shots don’t usually produce memorable results. But last year, on this one evening in Paris, the distortions, grimy streaks, stencils, and other distractions of the windows faded out between my camera and the subject. Splashy rain only served to … Continue reading

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“Empty Sky,” a Perspective in time

Yesterday, (5/14/13) we visited the New Jersey 9/11 memorial in Liberty State Park for the first time. It is a stunning, architectural and symbolic masterpiece designed by Jessica Jamroz and Frederic Schwartz, indelibly memorializing the victims and events that shattered … Continue reading

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Bargain, Orbs and Lead. Do you remember?

The Catskills are a semi-mountainous region of New York State about 100 miles north of New York City, which prospered as a popular resort area in the early to mid 20th century. Great hotel complexes stretched from one end to … Continue reading

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What Lies at the End of Schnebly Hill Road?

Sedona, Arizona…. if you make it! Quite a few years ago, on our first approach to Sedona, my family was “concerned” when I silently decided to take our rental car on a long winding dirt road of questionable condition off … Continue reading

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