Category Archives: Photography

The Lincoln Highway in the Great Basin – The Shoe Tree at Middlegate

I’m sure that you will all be pleased to hear that the new shoetree is becoming well populated. (The old one was cut down in a lovers’ spat.) And while we are on the subject – This location is the … Continue reading

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Out in the Nevada Desert

I’m back from the trip, which turned out to be great (thanks for asking). I covered 1500 miles in nearly two weeks, camping most of the time. Let me begin with a photo from the Steptoe Valley, north of Ely, … Continue reading

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The Empire Mine State Historic Park, Grass Valley, California

Most of you know that I tend to favor black and white photography but there are many shots just crying out for color, like this one. The red roofs are a corrugated tin that is highly reactive. Within two years … Continue reading

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The Empire Mine

Dear readers, I haven’t forgotten you. I’m heading back to Nevada to finish the book in October. In the meantime I started a photo series on the Empire Mine State Historic Park in Grass Valley, California. I am a volunteer … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in the Great Basin

Just a ¬†short post to let you know that I opened my show in Grass Valley, CA on Monday. The show is open for the month of April with a reception this Saturday the sixth at two in the afternoon. … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Carroll Summit

I have been editing photos for an exhibition coming up next month but hadn’t included this until my wife noticed it and asked for a print. This is in the canyon on the east side of Carroll Summit and was … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Orr’s Ranch Revisited

I have shown you a few photos of Orr’s Ranch (near Dugway, Utah) before, but not this one. Orr’s Ranch was an important stop on the LHW since it was the last place for gasoline and other supplies before reaching … Continue reading

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Sand Mountain

I just received a subscription from Travis Christiansen who recently wrote about Sand Mountain, east of Fallon, Nevada. Here is an aerial shot of Sand Mountain taken from my little camera plane.   Grover

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The Great Basin near Austin, Nevada

I would like to solicit your opinion. This is a reworked version of the scene I posted recently. What do you think? Is it “over the top” or simply “rather neat”? Obviously I did a lot of processing in Photoshop … Continue reading

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Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – What’s Happening and Why Isn’t It?

It’s been quiet in part because my magazine article is due to come out any day and I have an agreement that the photographs in that article can’t be shown until publication – a “first use” issue. Also frankly it’s … Continue reading

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