Last week, we visited a small town in Colorado that is the home of the Georgetown Loop Railroad, a narrow gauge steam railroad that provides excursions into the Colorado Rockies and makes a stopover at a mining exhibit. Continue reading
Continuing our visit to Colorado, our photographer friend, Fred Mast, recommended a stop at the Wings Over the Rockies Air Museum. Knowing my interest in aviation, Fred hit a bullseye on a great place to visit for aircraft afficionados. What better place for an aviation museum than on the grounds of the former Lowry Air Force Bace. From the late 1930’s to the early 1990’s, the airbase was a technical training center where among other skills, they trained photographers. Continue reading
Only a few miles southwest of the Denver metro’s large population center, Roxborough State Park is a great place to visit any time of year. On our way south to Arizona, I accepted the invitation of a Facebook friend and fellow Nikon photographer, Fred Mast, to visit and to share a couple of his favorite photogenic places. The photo above highlights the warm tones of autumn in the grasses and the red rocks and the always verdant evergreens.
Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Pike’s Peak stands over 14,000 feet above sea level, however it’s peak is only about 8,000 feet above the surrounding landscape. Continue reading
Rest stop view in Colorado
I-25 is the main north-south route along a corridor between New Mexico and Wyoming. Continue reading
Colorado Springs, CO
In the shadow of Pike’s Peak, and in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Colorado Springs, lies a 480 acre park donated to the city by a railroad magnate Continue reading