5-IMG_8214 3 rivers school

One of the great things about the American Southwest, and especially about New Mexico is the Catholic Churches & Missions.  These Mission Churches were brought in by the Spanish then over time the churches (and the religion) have changed and blended with the local cultures. Mission churches such as Rancho de Taos, Pueblo de Taos, …
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This shows the excavated site of the Jornada-Mogollon people who lived in this area hundreds of years ago.  The site lies about 300 yards south of the ridge line that features the petroglyphs from the last post. There is no featured photo on the home page for this post.  Also, I loaded the signposts in …
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11-IMG_8063 Geometric form

During my stay in El Paso, TX I had originally decided to make another visit to White Sands National Monument.  While reviewing the photo handbooks I brought with me I found information on the Three Rivers Petroglyph site.  As near as I could tell it was about 120 miles one way from El Paso. To …
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El Paso, Texas, Oct. 20, 2012

October 21st, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Forts | Photography | Texas | Texas | United States of America - (Comments Off)

Here is a panoramic I stitched together from 7 individual photos.  It is from the parking lot of the tramway above the city. There is no featured image in this post, and this is the only photo.  The photo is large and I had trouble keeping the horizon flat, but you’ll get the idea.  On …
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War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, NM, Oct. 20, 2012

October 21st, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Museums | New Mexico | War Birds - (Comments Off)
3-IMG_7677 P-40E Warhawk

This will be a long post.  I hope you don’t get bored. When I knew I was going to be in El Paso, TX for 2 weekends I began to plan what I was going to do.  I quickly found out about Hueco Tanks (my last post) and the War Eagles Air Museum. The Museum …
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Hueco Tanks, TX, Oct. 13, 2012

October 16th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Parks | Petroglyphs & Pictographs | Prehistoric Man | Texas - (Comments Off)
35-IMG_7675 a dried out Hueco

The Deserts of the Southwestern United States are vast and wonderful.  Parts of California, much of Arizona & New Mexico and parts of Texas, Utah and Colorado are covered by these deserts.  These areas have many unique plants, animals, and geography. There are those who complain there is nothing in the desert and dread traveling …
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Picacho Peak, AZ., October 8, 2012

October 8th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Arizona | Photography - (Comments Off)
2-IMG_7502 Picacho Peak

My latest trip is from home to El Paso.  I decided to do this over a 2 days span in my Ford Expedition.  I left home Oct. 7.  I had to be in El Paso, TX the evening of Oct. 8 so I planned to stay overnight in Arizona. I was able to stay with an …
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Norwalk CA., September 8, 2012

October 8th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Fire Engines | Race Cars - (Comments Off)
2-IMG_7370  TT race car

This was a Saturday.  My son Aaron was filming a promotional video for LifeSaver Alkohol Stik®.  He invited me to watch him and shoot some stills. LifeSaver is owned by Ted Titmus.  At one time Ted was a professional race car driver.  The video was being shot with one of Ted’s racing cars as the …
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