Thursday, June 06, 2013

Luray, VA

A town worth visiting, there is a lot to do here and except for the Caverns it doesn't cost an arm and a leg.

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Building along the Hawksbill Greenway in downtown Luray, VA

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This building is right beside the building in the previous shot.

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Warehouse Art Gallery located just off of Main Street.  The gallery is over 7,000 square feet and is used for a multitude of activities, including musical performances, receptions and wine tastings.

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Slug Boy
Just a small part of a chainsaw art character by artist Glenn Richardson

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Artist Card by Mary delaFontaine

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Artist in Residence by Chance Liscomb.

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Mascot for the Luray High School Class of 1965.

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Decisions by Cynthia Greene.

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Black-crowned Night Heron
This is only the third time I've seen one of these birds.

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Showing the wings of the Black-crowned Night Heron as it flies away from me.  The wing-span of the bird is approximately 40 inches.

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Singing Tower that stands across the road from Luray Caverns.  It was built in 1937.

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Page Theatre along East Main Street.

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Fly fisherman along Hawksbill Greenway

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BB Wolf opened up the free summer concert series in Ruffner Plaza along the Greenway.

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Even though this photograph shows a somewhat sparse crowd the locals did turn out as the cold, windy evening progressed.

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Farm pasture.

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Unfortunately I was only able to get a few shots of the old buildings and farmhouses while driving around the area.  There weren't any pull-off areas along the narrow two-lane roads outside of the city limits.  I saw a lot but it wasn't safe to stop.

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Jewelry stand inside the Page Valley Flea Market near Stanley, VA.   The market is housed in two old chicken coops that are probably 250 feet long.

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One of several monuments dedicated to CSA veterans of the Civil War.

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There is only one set of train tracks in Luray, and I was lucky enough to get this shot of a Norfolk Southern train as it went flying through town.

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