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CALinSC
06-19-2020, 09:47 PM
Not traveling, missing the adventures, got oodles of extra time? Reminisce with me. Find a picture taken during your RV travels, post it with a little note. Anything will do. Places and down the road pictures. Wild life, sunsets, birds and animals or seasonal changes.

One day while parked at Rawlings, WY we were exploring the vastness of the Seminoe state park. We went up and down dirt roads looking for wild horses. Nearing the end of the day we found these beautiful healthy looking wild and free horses.

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Notanlines
06-20-2020, 09:16 AM
This silo on Hogback Road, east of Chetek, Wisconsin has stood in this position for many. many years.

CALinSC
06-20-2020, 02:39 PM
Commonly called pigeons, these are wild Rock Doves.

This flock regularly foraged in a grassy lot used for parking boat trailers, right across the road from our parking site at the American Legion post #137 RV Park.


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CALinSC
06-21-2020, 06:30 AM
When this picture was taken we were parked at Provo. We had delayed our trip from the north to the warmer weather in the south. We had stuck around waiting for the northern forest colors to change.

This picture was taken with my little Sony digital. We were making a day trip up through the Uinta National Forest. This picture looks more like a painting than a digital picture from my ever present Sony.


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CALinSC
06-21-2020, 07:51 PM
Christmas lighting on the Del Coronado Hotel.


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CALinSC
06-22-2020, 03:08 PM
We were parked in Trenton, ME for two weeks. On this side trip we had come to take a high speed boat ride out looking for Hump Back whales.

This picture was taken at high tide.


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CALinSC
06-23-2020, 04:27 AM
Out in the middle of nowhere AZ heading east on I-8 we spotted this Ostrich farm.

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Stripit
06-23-2020, 10:21 AM
That is just outside of Casa Grande, Az on I-10 not too far from the I-8 interchange. It is interesting to see and pleanty of room for parking rv's.

CALinSC
06-24-2020, 08:21 AM
We drove up and down numerous streets until we got this iconic view.


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CALinSC
06-25-2020, 08:02 AM
This is a picture of the president Bush (2) waterfront home at Kennebunkport, ME.


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CALinSC
06-26-2020, 03:04 AM
A great place to have lunch and people watch atop the falls area.

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Notanlines
06-26-2020, 06:39 AM
This in north central Ontario and well worth the visit.

CALinSC
06-28-2020, 04:11 AM
La Jolla, CA waterfront.

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rb8921
06-29-2020, 04:55 PM
On our way back from South Dakota last year we stopped over for a few days to explore Devils Tower in Wyoming.

CALinSC
06-30-2020, 10:32 AM
One day we went out riding the back roads looking for mule dear. No luck. Upon returning to town we stopped at a bank ATM and guess what we found? Mule dear grazing right near the ATM machine.

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CALinSC
07-02-2020, 10:02 AM
We parked at Rancho Verde RV Park, at Verde Canyon, AZ for a few weeks on our first stop from wintering in Yuma one year. From there we made numerous trips to all the attractions in the area. Of course, no one can see much of Sedona on a single day trip so we went there several times.

We took lots of pictures on our trips to Sedona. The Art Mall was very interesting. Here are just a few pictures of some of the displays we found there.


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CALinSC
07-04-2020, 08:24 AM
This picture of the battle ship USS Alabama was taken while using US-31 to cross Mobile bay. This Navy museum also has various aircraft from other services on display.

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CALinSC
07-06-2020, 08:21 AM
Easy parking and a memorable factory tour.

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CALinSC
07-13-2020, 04:05 AM
Near Lititz, PA.

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CALinSC
07-14-2020, 12:11 PM
Just about all of the costal towns and villages on the Maine coast have a beach. This is Wells Beach, at Wells Beach, ME


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CALinSC
07-17-2020, 05:37 AM
This picture was taken from CA costal highway #1. That's the Hearst Castle atop the hill.


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CALinSC
07-21-2020, 12:33 AM
Visiting the Archway.

https://archway.org/

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CALinSC
07-21-2020, 12:36 AM
Visiting the Archway.

https://archway.org/

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CALinSC
07-22-2020, 07:34 PM
How about this conversion? I didn't get to look at it as it was pulling out of the Cracker Barrel just as we were pulling in.


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CALinSC
07-25-2020, 08:12 AM
In this picture we are actually parked at a KOA in Wade, NC. My brothers live in Fayetteville and I always stop when in the area. We play some golf and go fishing.

One day one of my brother's came by and parked his little fishing truck under the trailer's hitch. We had rubber neckers passing by all day.

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CALinSC
07-26-2020, 01:15 PM
This is a picture of Laughlin, NV and the Colorado River, as seen from Bullhead City, AZ.

Sorry for the quality, the sun was going down.

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MTK46
07-27-2020, 04:43 PM
Just many of the sights if you ride the 1880 train from Hill City to Keystone SD in the Black Hills
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CALinSC
07-29-2020, 12:21 PM
Just many of the sights if you ride the 1880 train from Hill City to Keystone SD in the Black Hills
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We also took that train ride while visiting the Rapid City, SD area attractions.

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CALinSC
08-02-2020, 05:19 AM
One time we spent a week at the Circus Circus RV Park right on the strip. This picture was taken from our parking site.

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MTK46
08-03-2020, 05:07 PM
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Nice old barn still standing out here in the farm land of NE South Dakota.

CALinSC
08-04-2020, 09:32 AM
Canola fields near Devils Lake, ND.

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CALinSC
08-07-2020, 01:34 PM
Sunset over Lake Ontario From the Brennan Beach RV resort.

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CALinSC
08-09-2020, 06:40 AM
They love to paint their bridges and walk-overs in AZ.

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rb8921
08-09-2020, 10:30 AM
From our morning walk. Elephant Butte,NM. 08/08/2020

CALinSC
08-11-2020, 02:45 PM
We parked in Dickinson, ND for a couple of weeks while taking day trips into the surrounding areas including this NP.


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CALinSC
08-15-2020, 02:17 PM
Antelope Island State Park; There is a causeway out to this island park in the Great Salt Lake.

All of the park roads are paved and there is a wonderful visitor center atop a knoll overlooking almost all of the park.

https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/antelope-island/


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MTK46
08-15-2020, 05:24 PM
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The one room school house my wife went to

CALinSC
08-27-2020, 12:30 AM
Desert flower pictures taken at Joshua Tree NP in CA.

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CALinSC
09-01-2020, 08:40 AM
In this photo we are traveling north on I-81 and crossing the eastern tip of Oneida Lake, NY. It's the largest lake entirely within the state of NY.

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CALinSC
09-06-2020, 11:00 AM
On a foggy, rainy day, we got these pictures of the USS Midway (CV-41) museum from a harbor boat tour.

I made two combat deployments to Vietnam on the Midway in the early 1970s. At that time its home port was Alameda, CA.

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CALinSC
09-08-2020, 07:17 AM
Here are some pictures taken while using the TX 375 Loop highway. We called it the ďred roadĒ around El Paso.

These pictures show us entering the west end of the highway and going downhill off the high grades with another showing a little of one of the large pull-over sites with bathrooms and a distant view of the Rio Grande River and Mexico.

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rb8921
09-08-2020, 08:33 AM
Clear NM skies provide perfect conditions for sky watchers. Last night I captured the Milky Way with Jupiter and Saturn from just outside the RV.

CALinSC
09-11-2020, 01:50 AM
The Salton Sea is found in California's Imperial and Coachella valleys. Itís 236í below sea level and when downwind itís a stinky place.

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CALinSC
09-13-2020, 10:00 AM
When traveling north on US-11 and enter Champlain, NY, itís going to take you right through downtown all the way to the waterfront. To get into VT you have to cross the bridge in the background of these pictures.

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CALinSC
09-16-2020, 09:41 PM
This picture was taken from the very popular city park in downtown Burlington, VT.

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CALinSC
09-19-2020, 10:18 AM
Passing by an outdoor wedding at a city park at Bangor, ME.

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CALinSC
09-21-2020, 07:39 AM
We found that when in ND you just have to find a suitable RV park, make it your home base and hunker down for a few weeks. From there you can make numerous side trips to area attractions. For us that spot was Dickenson, ND.

One of the attractions was the Iron Horse Saloon, a famous biker hang-out. Along with all the bubbly offered, they also serve a better than average Hamburger platter.

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CALinSC
09-26-2020, 10:21 AM
A colorful springtime picture.

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FuShiLuMeitan
09-27-2020, 06:02 PM
Us a few weeks back, Golden Lake in Ontario.

CALinSC
10-10-2020, 01:31 PM
Ships that transit through the Soo Locks are narrow and long. This is a picture of one made into a museum. The picture was taken from our tour boat while waiting to transit into Lake Superior.

This link is active... https://www.saulthistoricsites.com/museum-ship-valley-camp/

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CALinSC
10-18-2020, 11:43 PM
One of our pastime adventures while full timing was to visit country/rural yard sales. Itís a great place to meet the locals and find interesting things to buy. While riding up and down back streets in Rawlings, WY we spotted this dwelling with a sign above the front entrance. We thought for sure it was a local museum and stopped to visit. Well, it turned-out to be a private dwelling and the sign above the front entrance introduced the people that lived there.

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CALinSC
10-24-2020, 01:13 PM
Imperial Sand Dunes. I-8 near El Centro, CA.

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CALinSC
10-25-2020, 02:27 AM
These pictures were taken from CA I-5 north of the grape vine. They show some of the engineering used to get the mighty CA aqueduct water over the mountains and into Californiaís Las Angle County.


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CALinSC
10-28-2020, 07:33 PM
This picture was taken in the Great Divide Basin. We were heading west on I-80 into Utah.

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CALinSC
11-03-2020, 10:06 AM
LL Bean outlet, North Conway, NH.

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CALinSC
11-06-2020, 01:47 PM
Sedona is a photographers dream. Everywhere you look you want to click another one. This one was taken while driving through a rural neighborhood.

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CALinSC
11-10-2020, 06:41 AM
Crossing bridge from Superior WI to Duluth, WI.

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CALinSC
11-14-2020, 11:40 PM
I know, Duluth is in MN. When I saw the mistake it was already to late for a correction to be made.
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These are a couple of pictures taken during our visit to this famous old prison. That little bit of water in the picture is what's left of the Colorado River as it meanders on into Mexico. Crossing it there puts you in CA.


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CALinSC
11-23-2020, 10:11 AM
Our big black truck on the beach at Padre Island, TX


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CALinSC
11-27-2020, 10:48 AM
While at a stop at the Hollywood Resort & Casino RV Park at Tunica, MS we took an all day van tour to Memphis. We had lunch at a rustic 1960s restaurant on Beale St. The tour took us to the famous places in the music district. When leaving there we passed-by the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King was murdered.

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CALinSC
11-30-2020, 02:07 PM
This picture was taken from the grounds of Fort Michilimackinac.
The Mackinac Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Straits of Mackinac.

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CALinSC
12-03-2020, 02:00 AM
This beautiful old bridge spans the Susquehanna River from Columbia, PA to Wrightsville, PA.


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CALinSC
12-06-2020, 03:11 PM
One year while full timing, we attempted to spend a winter at San Diego. Right after Christmas it started raining. It lasted for days and there were mud slides into the valleys and we were parked in one, so we packed-up and went east over the mountains to El Centro, CA.

While Christmas shopping at La Jolla, we found this Christmas tree made with potted Poinsettia plants.

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CALinSC
12-12-2020, 09:28 AM
I was always an Elvis fan. I joined the navy on his 22nd birthday. His resting place is on the grounds of Graceland, his TN home

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RIP Elvis.

CALinSC
12-19-2020, 06:27 PM
Conway Scenic Railroad - Conway, NH.

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CALinSC
12-27-2020, 05:34 AM
The Hopi House, one of the many attractions up on the AZ rim.

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CALinSC
01-02-2021, 04:15 PM
I was born in a rural southern district in Maine. Our family lived in North Berwick. My mother did not want me to be born at home, so when due, she went to a maternity shelter at South Berwick. Iíve never lived there, other than being born there.

When visiting in my home town area we park at a family owned country CG at Berwick, ME. Itís just a stone throw to the North Berwick town line.

Roads in rural Maine seldom, if ever, change. So I still know all the back roads throughout the area. One day while taking a short-cut from our Berwick CG location, to the strip malls in Kittery, we passed this farm in South Berwick. I thought it was very unique and stopped for some pictures.

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terry and jo
01-03-2021, 10:35 AM
For those not too familiar with those in the DRV category, the wife and I have lived in our Mobile Suites since Spring of 2011. We retired June 30, 2014 and hit the road, although when we get to a place, we may stay there for months. 20 months in Colorado near the wife's sisters, then 17 months in SW Oregon while volunteering at a retreat and reunion center, and then 9 months in Southern Utah at Kanab, UT. Now, we are back in Oklahoma and have been here for 2 1/2 years near family.


In our travels, we have been mostly in the western states. I am a prolific "picture taker" and have over 48,000 photos on my Smugmug site. So, with that explained, let me add a picture to the mix.


Between Twin Falls, ID and Mountain Home, ID is the Malad Gorge State Park. I-84 runs right beside it. Many don't know it, but when traveling across I-84 there, one is directly over this waterfall. It is directly below the interstate bridges themselves and it drops into the Devil's Washbowl. One can see the bridges in the top of this picture.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Idaho-Images/Malad-Gorge-State-Park/Malad-Gorge-May-of-2019/i-SDWpPkq/0/17d10939/X2/DSC_9550-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Idaho-Images/Malad-Gorge-State-Park/Malad-Gorge-May-of-2019/i-SDWpPkq/A)

CALinSC
01-03-2021, 02:30 PM
For those not too familiar with those in the DRV category, the wife and I have lived in our Mobile Suites since Spring of 2011. We retired June 30, 2014 and hit the road, although when we get to a place, we may stay there for months. 20 months in Colorado near the wife's sisters, then 17 months in SW Oregon while volunteering at a retreat and reunion center, and then 9 months in Southern Utah at Kanab, UT. Now, we are back in Oklahoma and have been here for 2 1/2 years near family.


In our travels, we have been mostly in the western states. I am a prolific "picture taker" and have over 48,000 photos on my Smugmug site. So, with that explained, let me add a picture to the mix.


Between Twin Falls, ID and Mountain Home, ID is the Malad Gorge State Park. I-84 runs right beside it. Many don't know it, but when traveling across I-84 there, one is directly over this waterfall. It is directly below the interstate bridges themselves and it drops into the Devil's Washbowl. One can see the bridges in the top of this picture.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Idaho-Images/Malad-Gorge-State-Park/Malad-Gorge-May-of-2019/i-SDWpPkq/0/17d10939/X2/DSC_9550-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Idaho-Images/Malad-Gorge-State-Park/Malad-Gorge-May-of-2019/i-SDWpPkq/A)

Our RV traveling is opposite from yours. We are constantly on the move just stopping during warm and cold seasonal changes.

When we started this thread we were hoping people like you would also share their traveling adventures with pictures. Even though we have traveled in all of the lower 48 we have just scratched the surface of things to see in our vast and beautiful country.

Thanks for posting.

Cal & Linda; we've been traveling together for 62 years.

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terry and jo
01-03-2021, 03:07 PM
Jo and I have been married 52 years, just this last Christmas Day. With us, early on in our planning we decided that we wanted to stay in place longer, which would give us more time to see more things in any given area. While we didn't do much in Colorado except see family and see lots of stuff in Colorado, one or two times we made trips to Idaho to see family there, which let me get lots of pictures in Idaho as well as Colorado.


Our 17 months in Oregon was spent as volunteer "ranch hosts" at a retreat and reunion center just north of Grants Pass, OR. The owners of the "ranch" also had a beach house in Waldport, OR, so we took some time off to stay in the beach house and explore more of Oregon's coastline.


We were camp hosts in a small RV park in Kanab, UT for that 9 months, and the job was one where we worked 3 days and had 6 days off, thus we got to explore a LOT of southern Utah and northern Arizona.


We have been blessed with good health and good opportunities to see a lot of natural beauty.


Pictures of me are rare since I do most of the photography in the family, but here is a photo taken by our boss when we were in Utah. This is a link to my "About Me" page at my website. That may be the only picture (recent anyway) of the wife and I together. The only other one that might be on Smugmug is in the Alaska folder when six of us in the family took an Alaskan cruise and land tour. I used the self timer then (year was 2005) to take pictures of the six of us as couples and groups.


Terry and Jo - Utah (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/About-Me-If-You-Are-Interested)


Terry

terry and jo
01-06-2021, 10:53 AM
Newport, Oregon harbor "bums."


Just lazing around, but at least they didn't take over the boat.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Oregon-Sights-and-Attractions/Oregon-Coast-Sights/Newport-Oregon-Harbor-and-Bridge/i-pPRTvcv/0/8d93f116/X2/DSC_0124-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Oregon-Sights-and-Attractions/Oregon-Coast-Sights/Newport-Oregon-Harbor-and-Bridge/i-pPRTvcv/A)

terry and jo
01-11-2021, 09:35 AM
While working in Wyoming this past Summer, we made it up by Devil's Tower, but we weren't able to do any real walking and photography of the tower because it was a weekend and crowded as all get out. So, later in the year, we took a week or a bit more to go to South Dakota and see Mount Rushmore and the Badlands. While there, we took a day-trip back over to Devil's Tower to try to get to see it better.


In walking the Tower Trail around the Tower, we came upon some "scopes" that were supposed to be usable to view a ladder on the tower. Back in the 1890's, two local ranchers built ladders to attach to the cracks in the tower to be able to climb it. While the lower 100 feet of that ladder has been removed, other portions of it are still visible, although not through the "scopes" that they have at that site of the trail. This picture shows part of that ladder in the lower center and was taken with a 28-300mm lens to get in closer to it.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Wyoming-Sights-and-Attractions/Devils-Tower-Northeast-Wyoming/Devils-Tower-October-15-2020/i-GgZHssS/0/7dd0c9e9/X2/DSC_2185-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Wyoming-Sights-and-Attractions/Devils-Tower-Northeast-Wyoming/Devils-Tower-October-15-2020/i-GgZHssS/A)

terry and jo
01-14-2021, 09:41 AM
Along the Columbia River Gorge is Multnomah Falls. While we were there a couple of years ago and took pictures, I knew of Multnomah Falls long before because LOTS of photographers post their pictures of the falls. So, here is one of mine.



https://photos.smugmug.com/Oregon-Sights-and-Attractions/Columbia-River-Gorge-Springs-2019/Day-2-Westward-and-Back-to-Hood-River/i-bLnWwgF/0/f95a819a/X2/DSC_2085-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Oregon-Sights-and-Attractions/Columbia-River-Gorge-Springs-2019/Day-2-Westward-and-Back-to-Hood-River/i-bLnWwgF/A)

terry and jo
01-14-2021, 11:17 PM
Wife and I moved to Kanab, Utah in late 2017 to work as camp hosts at a small RV park there. Being in Kanab was great because the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Lake Powell, and Zion National Park were all with about a 75 mile radius from Kanab.


A friend on a forum where I participated mentioned one day that since we were going there, he really wanted to see some pictures by me of Bryce Canyon with snow. He had been to Bryce Canyon in the Summer, but he had heard it was beautiful with snow. We made 3 or 4 trips to Bryce, and this one below came about in late February of 2018.


Aqua Canyon of Bryce Canyon National Park


https://photos.smugmug.com/Utah-Sights-and-Attractions/Bryce-Canyon-National-Park/Bryce-Canyon-Snow-2-26-2018/Agua-Canyon/i-KHMBHhp/0/b8bfac86/X2/DSC_3093-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Utah-Sights-and-Attractions/Bryce-Canyon-National-Park/Bryce-Canyon-Snow-2-26-2018/Agua-Canyon/i-KHMBHhp/A)

MTK46
01-15-2021, 02:16 PM
It doesn't have to we winter to see snow at Bryce.
I remember as a kid camping with my folks there one summer it snowed on us. We left for Zion as us So. Cal folks weren't prepared for that kind of RVing.
I know we took pictures but have no idea where they could be. My guess it was late 50's or early 60's.
Being a desert rat now for 50+ years wife and I don't RV in the snow!!!!

CALinSC
01-15-2021, 03:02 PM
Found this beautiful old car at a Dickinson, ND old old car museum.

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terry and jo
01-18-2021, 09:30 AM
Something from my home state of Oklahoma. This is found on the grounds of the 45th Infantry Division Museum in Oklahoma City. It is called a "Gama-Goat" and is a six-wheel drive, articulated vehicle that can also cross rivers. Slowly, but it can cross them. When I described this to a co-worker one day, he informed me that they used them in Vietnam to lay communication cable between "bases," including firebases.


He also said that when a unit convoyed to a new "base," the Gama-Goats were always the lead vehicles because they were the slowest. I guess they didn't want to see the other vehicles in the convoy run off and leave them behind.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/45th-Infantry-Museum/45th-Infantry-Museum-742013/i-2mSMtHJ/0/1517149e/X2/DSC_5134-X2.jpg (https://terrymiller.smugmug.com/Museums-and-Historical/45th-Infantry-Museum/45th-Infantry-Museum-742013/i-2mSMtHJ/A)