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Kentucky Tobacco Barn with a 1948 Ford F1 Truck

Kentucky Tobacco Barn with a 1948 Ford F1 Truck

"What are you doing?" asked the man in overalls. "Taking a photo of this barn" I replied. Bewildered, the man replied, "why?" I love photographing old barns. During my road trip to the south in the summer of 2016, I had no shortage of weathered, old, abandoned-looking...

Highway 163 Toward Monument Valley

Highway 163 Toward Monument Valley

This is a classic view of the lonely highway 163 heading into Monument Valley. Highway 163 connects Bluff, Utah and Kayenta, Arizona and goes through some of the most beautiful sights to see in the four corners area. I will never forget taking this road for the very...

Eggshell Arch

Eggshell Arch

I found out about Eggshell Arch while laying in my motel bed one evening perusing Panoramio. My wife and I were heading to Monument Valley the next day and I was hoping to find some cool sights to see on the way there. Thankfully I stumbled upon this hidden gem. It...

Coronado Bridge in San Diego

Coronado Bridge in San Diego

This photograph of the Coronado Bridge was taken on a whim as I was leaving San Diego back to Phoenix. Instead of taking Interstate 8 home, I opted to partially take California's beautiful State Route 94. En route to SR94, however was an exit to Cesar Chavez park,...

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

Near the tip of Point Loma in west San Diego sits Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. It's a beautiful place set high on the peninsula overlooking San Diego to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east. Fort Rosecrans Cemetery was opened in 1882 and includes over 101,000 grave...

1957 Cadillac along the Mexican border

1957 Cadillac along the Mexican border

When I decided to explore the western region of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, I did not expect my first photo to be of a 1957 Cadillac just a few feet from me across the border. I had just pulled off Highway 85 onto South Puerto Blanco Drive just a few blocks...

SS Palo Alto concrete ship in Aptos California

SS Palo Alto concrete ship in Aptos California

The SS Palo Alto concrete ship eerily rests at the end of a pier in Aptos, California. In 1929, the SS Palo Alto was brought here to Seacliff State Beach State Park in hopes of turning it into an entertainment hub complete with restaurants and dancing. However when...

Zabriskie Point in Death Valley National Park

Zabriskie Point in Death Valley National Park

Zabriskie Point is one of the more visited and photographed places in Death Valley National Park probably due to its close proximity to Furnace Creek. Less than 10 minutes from most of the hotels in Death Valley, Zabriskie Point is a great place to get up early for a...