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Migrants

Back when I roamed the byways and rural hills of the states looking for photos for stock agencies, I traveled with another photographer who also did the same kind of work. She shared the driving so hat each of us … Continue reading

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A brief note

Sorry for not posting yesterday but it was another day at the hospital. Here’s hoping that most of the frequent visits are done although I will be going in for cancer surgery on 6/3. That will probably be a six … Continue reading

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The Green Mountain Flyer #3

The terminus of the Flyer’s trip comes into sight with the arrival at the Chester Station. The last car on the train will be clear of the crossing; up the tracks is the turnout for the runaround that takes the … Continue reading

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The Green Mountain Flyer #2

As we move out on the main line heading toward Chester Vermont, one of the first operations was aligning the points back to the mainline at the Steamtown siding. Here the main leaves the Connecticut River and soon will pass … Continue reading

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The Green Mountain Flyer #1

This photo essay will go up to Chester and back to Bellows Falls in a series of postings over the next few days. Vermont Railway is a Class III line which is a short line railroad. (More here) Bellows Falls, … Continue reading

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This farm animal doesn’t moo

Vermont has turned to more exotic animals as dairy prices have dropped. No, You’re not going to get a job in the parlor milking emu. These birds, along with elk and buffalo, are raised as meat stock as they appear … Continue reading

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Ballot

Vermont used paper ballots for voting in most of the towns and villages; some had scan readers for counting. Old hands (that would be the Woodchucks) used a pen to mark the ballots. That countered the old joke about Republicans … Continue reading

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Bethel Mountain Sunrise

This view is from the top of the eastern Green Mountains taken from where one is looking across the Connecticut River into New Hampshire. The patch of fog in the middle of the image is around Sharon, Vermont. The location … Continue reading

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Vermont’s Fifth Season

This is the season that the flatlanders find out about the hard way. It is the season that brought about the phrase, “You can’t hardly get there from here.” During this season which occurs between early Spring and late Spring … Continue reading

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Squall of Snow Geese

As the weather changes the migration starts; Lake Champlain is one of the flyways and the Dead Creek Refuge and surrounding farm land ‘host’ the geese during their stop over. Farm fields off Rte. 22 Addison Vt 11/25/2005 This image … Continue reading

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