Summer Time

July 28, 2016  •  3 Comments
Can you believe that Monday is August 1st already? This summer is screaming by and I am in shock and awe really. Wanted to pop in and share some of the goings on over the past few weeks (yes that last post was from 10 days ago). I actually have been out popping off a few photos but have yet to fire up the laptop and get them downloaded and process...
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Pooch Paddle

July 24, 2016  •  5 Comments
Can you believe I actually made it out for a paddle? I know I was shocked too! Poor kayak is dying of loneliness in the carport and this is only the 2nd time I've been able to get it out (and boy is my shoulder telling me that). As promised Epic stayed home and Louie and Teddy got to go for the ride. It was a lovely morning without much breeze but...
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World Museum of Mining Part 5 - Last One

July 23, 2016  •  1 Comment
This post is more of the mining portions of the museum (where most of the previous were about the old town). Many years of mining "stuff" around. An old horse drawn ore wagon. One of many hand drills. Not mining related but too fun to pass up. One of the first ever snowmobiles! True story and it came to the museum from Cooke City - snowmobile cap...
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World Museum of Mining - Part 4

July 22, 2016  •  3 Comments
Yup there's more! Can you tell I like photographing old stuff? Every good town has an Undertaker! Joseph Richards came to Butte in 1892 from England and founded the business known at that time as "Richards, the Butte Undertaker". He later added a different name -- calling himself "The Pioneer Butte Undertaker". He was located in different parts o...
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World Museum of Mining - Part 3

July 21, 2016  •  2 Comments
You can see that they set this up as an actual town with wooden board walks and all. It really did give you the feel of an old mining town - or any old town from the late 1800s to early 1900s. On the corner the prominent brick building of course is the bank! Along with the fancy car. This cash register was in the gift shop and I had to shoot it. N...
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