Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite, in 1951: View of the Yosemite Valley: Half Dome, 8,842 feet (2,695 meters): The bottom and left photos are labeled “Over Tioga Pass.” The Tioga Pass area, on the eastern side of Yosemite, is full of hiking trails and sights such as Tenaya Lake and the Tuolumne Grove of ancient Sequoias. With this photo — a view of Echo […]
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of December 9, 2016. This week, we’re challenging you to think ahead and show your work in a representative photo. If you set New Year’s resolutions, give them some thought a few weeks early. If resolutions aren’t your style, show us something that you want to achieve — it could be […]
A few more pictures from San Antonio this week… San Antonio’s beautiful River Walk — the first serious plans were drawn up in 1929, and organized construction commenced in 1939. The Casa Rio first opened in 1946 (the River Walk project’s main architect kept his office right next door). It’s one of the most photographed spots in San Antonio. The San […]
(Click to enlarge.) From 1909 until 1967, the California State Fair grounds were located at Stockton Boulevard and Broadway in south Sacramento; the State Fair was held there annually except for 1942 through 1947, when the army occupied the fairgrounds due to the war. Nowadays we have the more centralized Cal Expo fairgrounds, and there are few if any remnants of […]
Las summer I started going through my dad’s old collection of color slides and scanning them to my computer — and cleaning them up as best I can. Since I finished with the images from Mexico, I’ve decided to go a little deeper into the past and share some of the more interesting photos in my family’s slide collection. This week […]
Farewell, Mexico Monday! Even though I suspect there still must be a few more slides somewhere around the house (including one of an 8-year-old me standing on a street corner holding onto a giant bunch of balloons), they have yet to turn up, so this will be my final week sharing my dad’s slide images of trips to Mexico. First, […]
The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park includes the Hyde Street Pier, where visitors can explore historic ships and enjoy some amazing views of the city and the bay.