A (Rail) Road Runs Through It

The Railroad, Farmers and America I’ve really had two loves when it comes to photographing the ruins of the early twentieth century. The towns & farms of our agricultural society and the factories & infrastructure of our industrial past. Yet while both are very different there has always been one connecting element. The railroad. Following embankments that once had tracks has… Read more →

Ottawa County, Kansas

Ottawa County, Kansas. January 2008.  (Read to the end for a special give-away) I thought about calling this a throwback Thursday photo, but honestly, just about anything I take photos of is a throwback to days gone by. Back on the trip I took in the Winter of 2008 I came across this old homestead in Ottawa County, Kansas. Somewhere between… Read more →

Back to North Dakota

I’ve been to North Dakota twice while documenting Lost Americana. Both were brief trips on the edge of the state. The first in 2002 I passed through the very southwestern tip on my way from Montana to South Dakota. The second in 2003, another brief half-day, as I passed from Canada into Minnesota. The two trips which lasted less than… Read more →