View of the Missouri River from above bluffs. The Missouri River is the longest river in the United States. Rising in the Rocky Mountains of the Eastern Centennial Mountains of Southwestern Montana, the Missouri flows east and south for 2,341 miles before entering the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri.
Category Archives: Scenic Areas
The Chicago River has endless opportunities for interesting photographs. You can scroll down and see a few taken from a higher level. Walking the streets around the river, I found that the bridges are places for getting a great perspective of the area. This photo was taken from the Michigan Avenue bridge looking through aContinue reading “Canyons”
Walking out onto the Navy Pier is a good place to see Chicago’s skyline. In addition it offers visitors a diverse and eclectic variety of things to do throughout it’s facilities. From recreation to relaxation, entertainment to education, everything at Navy Pier celebrates a storied first century and invites guests to join in on theContinue reading “Windy City”
Sunrise on the Chicago River
View of the Chicago River at sunrise. To the left is the Chicago Tribune Building with the colorful lights on top and to the right of the river is the new St. Regis hotel. At 101 stories, the Super Skyscraper is the third tallest in Chicago. In the early morning you can watch the darkContinue reading “Sunrise on the Chicago River”
100 Story Chicago Skyscraper
The Chicago River is a system of rivers and canals with a combined length of 156 miles that runs through the city of Chicago, including its center. This is a skyscraper condo-hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois sits nect to the . This is a 100-story structure, which reaches a height of 1,388 feet (423.2 m) includingContinue reading “100 Story Chicago Skyscraper”
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
Shaker Village is an historic area in Kentucky. The Pleasant Hill Shakers are recognized for their iconic architecture, skilled craftsmanship and profound spirituality. During a 105-year span, the Pleasant Hill Shakers constructed more than 260 structures on the property. Today, there are 34 surviving buildings, most located along the mile-long gravel turnpike. In this photoContinue reading “Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill”
Recently I visited an interesting area called Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Kentucky. The village was constructed in the early 19th Century with high degree of craftsmanship. Their simple yet sound methods of building make for beautiful photographs. I recently posted several photos of one of a pair of spiral staircases in their TrusteesContinue reading “Trustee’s Hallway”
The Roofless Church
The Roofless Church in New Harmony, Indiana, is an open air interdenominational church designed by Philip Johnson and dedicated in 1960. The church was commissioned by Jane Blaffer Owen, the wife of a descendant of Robert Owen. It is an open park surrounded by a wall.
The Three Creek Basset pack on the hunt. Many Basset owners compete in professional tracking events known as basseting. It predominantly occurs in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. When given the right training, basset hounds can excel in speed, obedience, and rally competitions as well as tracking, hunt tests, and field trials. This packContinue reading “Basseting”
This one of my favorite photos. The simplicity of the lines and the lighting from above highlight the skills of the builders. This elegant spiral staircase is one of two in the Trustee’s House (1839) built by the Shakers in Shaker Village of Pleasent Hill. The two staircases stand mirroring each other ascending three storiesContinue reading “Shaker’s Staircase”