Exploring the land of Gottfried Duden and his expoits in St. Charles County. In 1829, he published at his own expense 1500 copies of a small book titled Report on a Journey to the Western States of North America in Elberfeld Germany. In 1909, eighty years after Duden’s Report was published, A.B. Faust described DudenContinue reading “Exploring St. Charles County and beyond”
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Sandy Creek Bridge
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge boasts the picture-perfect appearance of an old red barn. It was one of six bridges built in 1872 to allow passage from the Jefferson County seat of Hillsboro to St. Louis. John H. Morse built Sandy Creek Covered Bridge using the Howe-truss design, named for William Howe. Howe patented his designContinue reading “Sandy Creek Bridge”
Waiting for me to leave
Every Spring, when I put up my bright red patio umbrella, a pair of Cardinals are waiting to make it their new home. The umbrella goes up, I go into the house and there they are building a nest. When I come back outside, they move to a safe distance chirping at me, hoping IContinue reading “Waiting for me to leave”
Nathan Frank Bandstand
One historic structure in St. Louis’ Forest Park is the Nathan Frank Bandstand. The original bandstand on this site was built around the time Forest Park opened in 1876. Constructed of wood, it was renovated for the 1904 World’s Fair and was one of the Fair’s most photographed structures. Concerts held there were popular attractions andContinue reading “Nathan Frank Bandstand”
The artwork of Off the Wheel Pottery of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin is not just contained within the buildings on the grounds. The buildings are interesting as well as this chair out front. The peninsula of Door County is an artists haven where even some of the roads are designed by artists.
Fall Colors in Forest Park
I watched these trees for about 10 days as they changed to red from the top down. This is St. Louis’ art museum in Forest Park. When the time was right, I took this photo a few minutes before sunrise as a 5 shot HDR (see my tutorial: https://greatriversimaging.com/hdr/), combined them in Photomatix and finishedContinue reading “Fall Colors in Forest Park”
Early Fall on Bearskin Trail
Early Fall Color in the back marshes of Northern Wisconsin.