Category Archives: Photography

Foggy Morning

Foggy Morning

Foggy Morning

Snapped on my way to work after a night of rain. It’s not often that you see fog in Las Vegas.

Laughlin

The drive to Laughlin is mostly desert with very little to see, unless you count Searchlight, until you make the turn onto 163 leading to Laughlin where jagged peaks dot the scenery.
 
Scenery Along 163 into Laughlin

Scenery Along 163 into Laughlin

Laughlin is a small Vegas like strip of hotel/casinos nestled on the banks of the Colorado River just below the Davis Dam. 

Laughlin

Laughlin

 It is about 95 miles from Las Vegas.   

The attractions for those from Las Vegas are the numerous recreational water activities and a variety of restaurants offering river side dining (located in the casinos). The water is sparkling and clear. 

Caution: (1) US 95 is under construction between Searchlight and 163, with long delays; (2) temperatures are up to 10 degrees warmer  than Las Vegas year around.

Las Vegas Sunset Picture

Las Vegas Sunset

Las Vegas Sunset

Raspberry Picture

Raspberry

Raspberry

 

Just a fun picture to brighten your Monday. I took this in October when we stayed at Mt. Charleston for the night. This is across the street from the aspens I featured earlier.

Plainview Sunset Pictures

Sunset in Plainview

Sunset in Plainview

Sunset in Plainview

Sunset in Plainview

 

Sunset in Plainview

Sunset in Plainview

Downtown Lockney Pictures

Lockney

Downtown Lockney, Main Street, Hearts Desire

Hearts Desire is a lovely gift shop full of unique treasures. It is owned by Cynthia Bybee whom I was fortunate to meet. 

Lockney

Downtown Lockney, Main Street, Coca Cola Ad.

Most of the stores on this stretch are now empty. I do love the Coca Cola advertisement painted on the side of the building. Much better to have a stylized advertisement painted on the building instead of graffiti. Not that I didn’t see any graffiti.

Lockney

Downtown Lockney, Main Street, Open Grassy Building

This is a wonderful empty building that is grassy with benches inside. I do not know the story of the building or why it is open. If anyone knows, please share.

Lockney Water Tower

Lockney Water Tower

All the little towns in this part of the world have their own water tower printed with the population, except Aiken, whose water tower blew down a few years ago during a tornado.

Downtown Lockney

Downtown Lockney, Main Street

 More buildings along main street. The second building is the empty grassy building, and the Coca Cola advertisement is at the end of this block.

Lockney

Downtown Lockney, Main Street

Heart’s desire is just visible, the second building from the end. The cross shape on the brick part of the blue building contains a Masonic symbol. The masons were very big in this area (West Texas) and many of the buildings have the dedications with the Masonic symbol.

Lockney

Downtown Lockney, Main Street

This is an abandoned warehouse. It’s across the street from the blue building.

Fall Colors at Mt. Charleston

Aspens