Daily Archives: February 27, 2013

Feb
27
  • Italian Trains, posted 2013-02-27

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    Had to go way back in the archives to find these photos.  They are scans of slides, probably Kodachrome, from the 1979-1980 timeframe.  I believe the top photo was taken in Firenze (Florence); the center photo in either Firenze or Pisa; and the lower photo at a location I can’t identify.  Passenger train travel has played a large role in European life for as long as I remember, much more so than in the U.S.  Many of the older trains […]

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Feb
27
  • Door, posted 2013-02-27

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    If it were able to talk, what tales could this old door tell?  Located along the Illinois River in Pere Marquette State Park, IL, this door offers so many details of interest — the surrounding rough stone walls; the long, rusty strap hinges and one empty hinge pin; the barely visible sagging frame; what appear to be holes, some looking random, some ordered; the rotting boards; the dark asking us to explore what is beyond.  Has it been flooded? How […]

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