Monday, January 29, 2018

Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon



The switchbacks of Navajo Loop Trail as the sun high-lights the HooDoos.


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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Saguaro

Saguaro

The saguaro can grow to be 40 feet high and often exceed an age of 150 years.  They may grow their first side arm any time from 75–100 years of age, but some never grow any arms. 

A saguaro is able to absorb and store considerable amounts of rainwater, visibly expanding in the process, while slowly using the stored water as needed. This characteristic enables the saguaro to survive during periods of drought.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

VLA

VLA


The VLA (Very Large Array) consist of 27 radio antenna that sit in the plains of San Agustin fifty miles west of Socorro, New Mexico. Each antenna is 25 meters (82 feet) in diameter and weighing 230 tons.  They can be arranged in many different formations with the use of rails that they are mounted on.

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Kelso Depot

Kelso Depot

Kelso Depot, established in 1905 and situated in the middle of the Mojave Desert.  It seems like a unusual location, but was crucial in reaching the West Coast.    West of Kelso was a steep grade that trains would need to climb with the assistance of "helper engines".  There was also a natural spring that provided a water source for the steam locomotives.   Kelso Depot was critical in supplying both of those resources.

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

W Tucson - Ajo Highway

W Tucson - Ajo Highway


This section of Highway 86 or the West Tucson - Ajo Highway runs through Tohono O'odham Nation Reservation in Southern Arizona.  This is about a 16 mile stretch of road headed west from Sells Arizona that seemingly takes you to the mountains on the horizon.  It runs West from Tucson, through Why and Ajo, and then turns North to Gila Bend.


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Friday, January 12, 2018

Cliff Dwellers Home

Cliff Dwellers Home


This home, that uses a gigantic boulder as part of the roof is in Marble Canyon area of the Vermilion Cliffs.  In the background to the right you can see part of the massive cliffs that gave these natives shelter and protection.   Close to the house are  other massive boulders that have broken and tumbled down the cliffs.


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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Desert View - Watch Tower

Desert View



This structure was designed by Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter who is often referred to as the architect of the southwest. She traveled throughout the southwest to find inspiration and authenticity for her buildings. The architecture of the ancestral Puebloan people of the Colorado Plateau served as her model. This particular tower was patterned after those found at Hovenweep and the Round Tower of Mesa Verde. Ms. Colter indicated that it was not a copy of any that she had seen, but rather modeled from several.

From Desert View, aptly named because of the views to the east of the Painted Desert, you can see the Colorado River make a big bend and continue to the west, the North Rim more than 10 miles away, and a panoramic view of the Canyon.  Just left of the tower on the Horizon is  Navajo Mountain at 90 miles distance,  and  right from center on the horizon are the Vermilion Cliffs at 50 miles.

Panoramic was taken with iPhone X

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Wanderoffroad.com

I know I haven't posted on here in quite some time. Today we merge our two websites together.  The majority of new post will happen over on www.WanderOffroad.com website and blog.  You'll still see the same great photography you have come to know and love from me, along with new videos and stories of our travels. 

Please stay connected, as we have many more journeys to take and share with you.

Henry S. Estes


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Sunday, March 5, 2017

T.A. Moulton Barn

T.A. Moulton Barn

The most photographed barn in the world.

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

The Tetons and the Snake River

The Tetons and the Snake River


A fresh layer of snow drape the Tetons and the winding Snake River.

Color version here - http://www.hsestes.photography/Wyoming/i-bXH4wXJ/A

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