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The Ophir Steam Train

October 14th, 2013

While traveling a road less traveled, I found the town of Ophir, Utah. The photo shown here was attached to the ore wagon shown in my portfolio. It shows a large steam traction engine pulling four ore wagons that were each hauling 15 tons of ore. ... 

Cold Enough for Me

September 13th, 2012

Finally! I have found the perfect place to get away from summer's heat! If you read my last blog post about the tunnel entrance, this is the tunnel. Stepping into it in the summer is like stepping into a refrigerator. My hands were freezing when ... 

A New Way to Keep Cool in Summer

September 13th, 2012

A few days ago I went looking for the "other" end of Wickes (or Boulder) Tunnel. I've tried to find it a few times, but this time I succeeded! It looks much like the end I'm more familiar with, but this end held a surprise for me. As I stopped to ... 

Still Tired of the Heat

September 10th, 2012

It is still hot here in Montana. I thought this photo of a creek with a bit of snow in it might help you cool off if you, too, are having a hot summer. Tonight we had some rain and the air smells good! Thinking snow! 

Tired of the Heat

August 14th, 2012

To help you cool off from the heat of summer, I've decided to add some winter photos to my websites. This photo was taken in 2007 on my first visit to Comet. I was completely unprepared for what I found was the biggest ghost town I had ...