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Mesabi Miner

Mesabi Miner The keel for this “super carrier”, the fourth of thirteen “1,000 footers” built for various American flag carriers on the Great Lakes, was laid at the American Ship Building Company’s Lorain, OH yard on May 15, 1975 as their...

Mushroom Hunting

I went for a walk in the Muskegon State Park tonight to go Mushroom Hunting. If you’ve been following my work over the last few years, you probably know that I like to photograph mushrooms. I haven’t been out that much this year but I was able to find a...

Weather, Waves and Windsurfers

Here are 14 unedited pictures from Pere Marquette last night. I went down there after to work to relax and see what was going on. I got a few wave warnings on my phone and read some news reports on Facebook about some possible severe weather. While nothing...

Pere Marquette Beach (Video)

Pere Marquette Beach I took a drive down to Pere Marquette Beach to play with my new camera and lens This is my first attempt at somewhat “professional” video editing, I think it turned out pretty good.  It only took 5 minutes until my new shoes were...

Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming

Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming The Bighorn Mountains extend from the plains and Great Basin area of Wyoming northward into south central Montana … The Bighorn Mountains and Bighorn National Forest are an outdoor paradise filled with recreational opportunities...

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

We stopped by the Badlands National Park on our way to Yellowstone National Park. We were kinda in a hurry to get to Yellowstone, so we didn’t spend too much time exploring the area. We went on a few boardwalks and did a little climbing. Below is some...

Detroit Abandoned

Detroit has been described by some as a ghost town. Parts of the city are so thoroughly abandoned they have been described as looking like farmland or even completely wild. A significant percentage of housing parcels in the city are vacant, with abandoned lots making...

Wild Prairie Dogs

Wild Prairie Dogs We were almost to the Badlands National Park when I remembered this cool Prairie Dog Ranch. There is this store about five minutes or so before the Badlands that sells gifts, and trinkets. They also sell peanuts so you can feed the Prairie Dogs. We...

Ghost Town, South Dakota

Ghost Town, South Dakota On my way to Yellowstone National Park, I made a quick stop to see a “ghost” town. I stopped there in 2011 on my way to the Badlands National Park and wanted to get some pictures of the same building I had taken last time to kind do a compare...