Valdez, AK - These kayaks belong to a company that leads kayak trips in the waters around Valdez. The guy on the dock to the right is counting out candy bars for snacks for the kayakers; funny the things I notice.
Labels: Valdez AK
A photo essay of life,sights and history in New England. Including some of the lesser known things and some of the down-right obscure. A new photo added every one to two days. Click on the photos to see a larger picture. There are more pictures in the archive.
Labels: Valdez AK
Chester MA - Chester Massachusetts is where Emery was first found in America. Emery is used in grinding wheels and sanding paper and boards.
Labels: Chester MA
National Shrine of the Divine Mercy - Stockbridge MA - I assume these are the graves of the priests that live at the shrine. Of special note are the two graves of the Brothers that are World War II vets; I wonder if they were Chaplins or became Brothers after the war?
Mystic Seaport - Mystic CT - In the long building below, they are making rope. The piece of machinery you see is called a truck that pulls the rope down the building
Mystic CT - Mystic Seaport - These are some implements used in whaling. You have to remember that whaling is frowned upon today but was very important in colonial times.
I just watched a movie about a photographer that took photos of odd people. So I was inspired to post two photos of odd things. Both of these photos were taken at the National Shrine of the Devine Mercy.
Labels: Odd Items
Mystic CT - Mystic Seaport - I stumbled upon these two fiberglass whales at Mystic Seaport. Fifty whales were painted in 2005 auctioned off with the procedes going to non-profit organizations.
Granville MA - Fourth of July Parade 2007