Tag Archives: Shasta

Accidentally on Purpose

Yesterday the kids and I headed to Shasta Dam for a full-on tour of that amazing facility.  As this was a family outing, and since I’ve kind of grown tired of carrying a lot of camera gear, I was armed with only my little Fuji X100. Interestingly, one of the guides remarked something along the lines […]

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Further on up the Road

I was out a bit earlier today shooting in the town of Shasta, population 750-ish, and came home with an okay set of  brackets to work with, but I was not entirely happy with it so I went back out just as the sun was dropping behind the hills and came back with this one […]

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The last Stage

The historic town of Shasta, today a “Ghost Town” and a California Historic Park, was established in 1848 soon after early California pioneer Pierson B. Reading discovered gold in Clear Creek.  First named Reading Springs, after its founder, the town was renamed Shasta in 1850.  It prospered as a transportation hub for mule trains and stagecoaches […]

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Bridge over Turntable Bay

I know, I know. You all want me to post some more of my Urban Explore photography.  Well, worry not.  I have more brackets left to develop from my many shoots in former East Germany than you can imagine.  All in good time, though, ’cause at the moment I’m keeping myself busy exploring the great […]

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The flying Ford Anglia

The other day I was exploring some of the historic parts for Redding, California, looking for some cool architecture to shoot.  Scouted a good location I shot later that same day (the old Cascade theater I posted a couple of days back), and talked to some interesting people (like Glen, the fellow I photographed and […]

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