Oklahoma & the Texas Panhandle, Oct. 31, 2012

November 9th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Forts | Memorials | Oklahoma | Texas - (Comments Off)
5-IMG_8324 Grave of Geronimo

On the 30 th I told Jonathan we were driving to Lawton, OK where we would stay the night.  He was appalled and told me not to go there.  He had spent 3 or 4 agonizing months there while doing his army Officers Training Course.  He didn’t like the place then and still doesn’t now. …
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10-IMG_8288 The Alamo

Fran & I had nothing planned Monday the 29th until late afternoon.  Casting about for things to do in Austin she told me she had never seen the Alamo.  That decision made we left our hotel somewhere after 9 am to avoid some of the rush hour traffic and off we went to San Antonio …
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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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Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria

April 9th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Forts | Germany | Museums | National Monuments - (Comments Off)
14-5880 Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle, March 31, 2012   Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most famous and most photographed castles in the world.  It served as the model for Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at Disneyland.  The name generally means New Swan’s Stone or New Swan [Castle] on the Rock. The Castle was the creation of King Ludwig II …
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Ft. Macon, North Carolina

March 4th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Forts | Museums | Parks | Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
9-5485 Fort Macon interior

March 3, 2012 I have been in Fayetteville, North Carolina since Feb. 14 with no reason to drag out my camera.  An old friend of mine, Mark Buchner, now lives in NC, but he lives about two hours from Fayetteville.  We finally got our schedules cleared and agreed to meet in Jacksonville, NC for some …
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Savannah, GA & Tybee Island

March 14th, 2011 | Posted by Steve in Forts | Georgia | National Monuments - (Comments Off)
2-Cannon at Pulaski full contrast & struc-1 2277

Hi All, Here are my latest photos with some additional commentary on one in particular. I had been planning on driving to St. Simon Island, GA from Savannah on Saturday, March 5, but the high price of gasoline was a serious impediment to the thought of a 120+ mile round trip.  One of my fellow workers, …
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