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Index Town Hall

Index Town Hall

One final photo from Index, Washington, this time of the town hall. Index Town Hall. May 22, 2023. Index, Washington.

Index General Store

Index General Store

The Index General Store sits in a scenic spot. Index General Store May 22, 2023. Index, Washington.

End of the Road

End of the Road

Going through this sign would place you into the Skykomish River. End of the Road. May 22, 2023. Monroe, Washington.

Skykomish River, No. 4

Skykomish River, No. 4

This view of the Skykomish River can be found on Route 2. Most people only catch a glimpse of the river and bridge. At least the guardrail gave me some peace of mind as I walked along the roadway to get this shot. Skykomish River, […]

Skykomish River, No. 3

Skykomish River, No. 3

When I was here, the river came up to the edge of the forest, with no bank at the water’s edge. The water flows past quickly and swirls back into this area with a log and a campfire. Skykomish River, No. 3. May 22, 2023. […]

Skykomish River, No. 2

Skykomish River, No. 2

Another view of the north branch of the Skykomish River. This spot is farther north in Snohomish County. Skykomish River, No. 2. May 22, 2023. Snohomish River.

Skykomish River, No. 1

Skykomish River, No. 1

Standing on the bridge in Index, Washington bestows this wonderful view of the north branch of the Skykomish River. Skykomish River, No. 1. May 22, 2023. Index, Washington.

Engine No. 4276

Engine No. 4276

This freight train outside Gold Bar, Washington stayed long enough for me to take a variety of shots before it resumed its journey to the coast. Engine No. 4276. May 22, 2023. Gold Bar, Washington.

Bitter Creek Falls

Bitter Creek Falls

An extended-shutter shot of Bitter Creek Falls. Bitter Creek Falls May 22, 2023. Snohomish County, Washington.

Big Bend of Route No. 2

Big Bend of Route No. 2

U.S. Route 2 runs through a beautiful pass in the Cascades, including this spot here in a big bend of the Skykomish River. Photos in this series will be a combination of photos and photos with text overlays. The overlays indicate content that’s also incorporated […]

Bridge into Index

Bridge into Index

I recently had a few free hours at the end of the day while out in Seattle, so I took a drive east into the mountains. Here’s the first photo in a mini-series centered around beautiful Index, Washington. Amtrak runs on this line, and I […]

Skyline stickers

Skyline stickers

A photo from a recent day trip to Seattle—whoever said it’s always gloomy there? Also, to whomever put the QR code sticker on that pole, you stink.

Rantoul, No. 2

Rantoul, No. 2

There’s something compelling about late-evening sun and the geometry of buildings.

Rantoul, No. 1

Rantoul, No. 1

At the end of March, I had a chance to visit Rantoul, Illinois. I hadn’t been there in nearly 30 years, back when the Air Force base there was still operating. I had been there twice, both when I was a young Boy Scout on […]

Tropical Nights

Tropical Nights

Last “new” photo from a 2007 trip to Puerto Rico, this one taken with a bulb shutter at night.