Tag: #history

SQUARES – Washed Up

These photos were taken in 2006 at Little Talbot Island State Park where the skeleton of a 19th century ship washed up on shore exposing the remnants of a wood hull and steel ribs that once held it together.

SQUARES – Petrified Tree

Looking UP at the famous Petrified Tree at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

An American Thanksgiving

On October 3, 1789, George Washington created the first Thanksgiving Day designation by the national government of the United States of America for all citizens to observe this day of thanks.

Happy 245TH Birthday, Marines

The Marine Corps motto is Semper Fidelis meaning Always Faithful and is the code in which every marine lives for the rest of their lives. It is a code that is not taken lightly.

CEE’S BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO CHALLENGE – Trains & Tracks

Engine 1504 sits in pristine condition in the back parking lot of the Prime Osborne Convention Center in Jacksonville, FL.

Engine 1504 is sitting in it’s final resting spot behind the original Jacksonville Union Terminal which is now the Prime Osborne Convention Center in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. For anyone who wants to admire its beauty and take photos of its unique restoration which is near to as-built condition as when it went into service just after World War I.

Mount St. Helens – 40 Years Later

Hiking up the ridge about two miles from the visitors center parking lot, I heard my first coyote howl. It was like he gave everybody else permission to start singing. I have no idea how many coyotes there were that night and I never saw a single one.

SLS – North to alaska – johnny horton

This week Jim Adams has prompted us with North/South/East/West for this weeks Song Lyric Sunday. The first tune that came to mind for me was Johnny Horton’s “North to Alaska”. Alaska was admitted into the Union as the 49th state in 1959 and the… Continue Reading “SLS – North to alaska – johnny horton”

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