New Mexico & Arizona, Nov. 2, 2012

November 17th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Arizona | Memorials | New Mexico | Parks | United States of America - (Comments Off)
13-IMG_8696 Window Rock

We stayed in Gallup overnight & got out of the motel early in the morning.  We were headed for the Biste Wilderness in Northwestern New Mexico.  The day dawned overcast and this was quite a surprise.  I had been on the road since Oct. 8 with beautiful American Southwest weather, hardly a cloud in the …
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New Mexico, Nov. 1, 2012

November 17th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in National Monuments | New Mexico | Parks | Photography - (Comments Off)
3-IMG_8509 CC Entrance fisheye

This will be a short post despite all the pictures I took this day.  The photos will be déjà vu with a few landscapes.  To me nothing is exceptionable, but some of you may like the trees. Fran & I started the day in Tucumcari, NM & were on the road just after 8:00 am.  …
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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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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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Photos from the Air May 25, 2012

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted by Steve in California | New Mexico | United States of America - (Comments Off)
4-IMG_6706 Forest fire plume

It is 2 months since I posted anything.  I’m sorry, other things seemed to have kept me busy.  The next few posts will cover May through July and include Jamestown, CA., the Calaveras Big Trees, more Point Loma, and the U.S.S. Midway (CV-41) Museum in San Diego. — The first is from my May trip.  …
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White Sands, New Mexico

July 29th, 2011 | Posted by Steve in New Mexico - (Comments Off)
4-2943 White Sands

These are photos from White Sands National Monument & White Sands Missile Range.  From July 11 to July 15 I was working at White Sands Missile Range.  I arrived in Las Cruces, NM the afternoon of the 10th after an interesting drive from Phoenix.  All through Arizona & New Mexico I kept the truck in cruise control …
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