Industrial Might

The Sloss Furnaces, which once made Birmingham Alabama the ‘Pittsburgh of the North” are now a National Historic Landmark and Museum.    Photographed as viewed from the Amtrak train, The Crescent,  approaching Birmingham.

An osprey spotted whilst it was out fishing.   Near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. 

A foal less than 24 hrs old. There are only around 5 births per year in the park so remarkable to come across this sight.

Early March in New Jersey….thats really early to catch this scene.

Last nights view of (and look closely) Jupiter and Venus conjunction!  From English Bay, Vancouver.

Whilst winter 2022/23 has so far seen much warmer temperatures for many across the northern hemisphere, a recent visit to Montreal proved that it still can be snowy.

Cold War recconnaisance aircraft – Lockheed SR 71 Blackbird – seen at the Air & Space Museum  next to Dulles Airport, outside Washington DC.

Flying out of Newark along the west side of Manhattan never ceases to excite!

Full moon (lower left), stars and a few planes coming/going to New York City airports.

Carbisdale Castle – View from a train on The Far North Line

Eagle Rock Observation 9-11 Memorial with New York City skyline in the background.

It is November – it is not normally 81F in New Jersey!  Dragon fly caught in action.

Rainy morning in Wick,  Caithness, Scotland.

Sunset caught whilst changing trains at Manulla Jct. Co. Mayo, Ireland

NYC Skyline from the East River

A cooperative Camel Cricket in the home basement.

A millipede up close – such detail on these creatures.

A common spider caught working hard or hanging out.

What a place to watch the Wimbledon Tennis Finals – Brooklyn Hill, New York City

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