Thursday, April 24, 2014

Just for the Sake of Photography


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Retro telephone

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Spring Crocus

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One of our old birdhouses showing its age.

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Retro lamp and phone.

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A well-worn time-out chair.

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Old parts box laying on the trash heap.

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Spring fog.

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Two red chairs in the early morning fog.

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Defunked antique shop near Indiana, PA.

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Rosetta on a tombstone in the Ruffner Cemetery.  Originally deeded in 1882 to the German Baptist Church.

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Harmon Covered Bridge built in 1910, 45 feet long and originally costing $525 to  build.

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Cross members inside the covered bridge

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Close-up of a metal bolt and wooden pegs used to build the covered bridge.

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I already have a winter shot of this cargo carrier so I decided to stop and get a spring time shot of it also.

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Old church cemetery.  The tombstones bear the names of Civil War Veterans.

The next 8 photographs were all shot within a half block of each other in downtown Ebensburg, PA.

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Holding pond located at Route 422 and Route 219 South.

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Preparing to replace railroad ties along a short line located in the northern part of Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

VB Revisited

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Sunrise, along the boardwalk at Virginia Beach, VA.

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It might look like a nice day but the Atlantic Ocean is really cold in March.

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Tire tracks in the sand.

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Lionfish at the Virginia Aquarium

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The one on the left is carrying a cork from a wine bottle. The one on the right is probably wondering why.

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Waves crashing on the rocks at Ruddy Inlet.

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Empty rooms at the Pacific Neptune Park Inn on Atlantic Avenue.

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Shops and hotels along Atlantic Avenue just north of our hotel.

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A Coast Guard facility on Lake Rudee.

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Beach houses facing the Atlantic Ocean at the entrance of Rudee Inlet.

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Wall art along Pacific Avenue.

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A E-2C Hawkeye landing at Oceana Naval Air Station.

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F-18 Hornet

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Boardwalk biker gang out for an early ride on a chilly March morning.

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Shadow rider.

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Watching the waves crashing onto the rocks at Fort Story.

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Looking out at ships anchored waiting to enter the Norfolk docks as seen from the harbor master's building at Fort Story.

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Another view of the ships from First Landing State Park.

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