Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trick or Treat…

It’s been a while since I posted, in part because I’m still trying to settle back into the D.C. metro area, and in part because I thought it would be good to have a little buffer of sorts between my Route 66 series and whatever comes next.  I figured Halloween was a perfect time to […]

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The Last Sunset on Route 66

Wow!  What a ride it has been.  And to top it off, I was blessed with this perfect last sunset on Route 66 (in Illinois, the land of the great Abraham Lincoln), with which I will “officially” end my little photographic Route 66 series.  As I watched the sun drop behind this barn on Sunday […]

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I did it my way…

The other day, as I was driving along Route 66 into St. Louis, I had my eyes wide open and constantly scanning for a good vantage point to capture the city’s most recognizable landmark, the Gateway Arch.  I’d seen lots of images of this monument to the western expansion of these United States, most quite […]

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The Big Red Barn

For years, after seeing them in film and print media, I’d wanted to find and photograph a big red barn.  Because I spent so much time out of the country, or in parts of the country where I could’t seem to find the right barn, I never got that shot.  That changed today while I […]

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Silent Movie

Nothing prepared me for the stunning beauty of ‘The Coleman Theater Beautiful’ in Miami (pronounced My-am-uh), Oklahoma, along Route 66.  Opened on 18 April 1929, as a vaudeville and movie theater by mining baron George L. Coleman, Sr., this Louis XV styled marvel hosted  some of most famous acts in its day, including Tom Mix, […]

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