During WW2 there were many internment sites. Most people would be surprised to hear that one of them was located in south eastern Colorado. Just outside of Granada, Colorado. The ‘authorities’ were primarily concerned with Japanese Americans near the west coast of the US but that didn’t stop them from interning thousands of JA inland. Continue reading “Japanese Internment WWII”
Anyone can love the mountains. To love the plains you have to have soul -anonymous
That was my country—Terrible winds and a wonderful emptiness. – Georgia O’Keefe, Lovingly Georgia (ed. C. Giboire, 1990), Simon and Schuster, New York, NY
Weather has always held an interest for me. Clouds and their formation are always interesting. For additional photos and discussion please consult my Weather Blog. I will have clouds aplenty on this blog.
Out ‘here’ grain elevators are all over the place. Some small and some large as a previous post showed. You would think that if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all. Not so much so I present some that I have found ‘photogenic’
On my way into Colorado. This was on Highway 96 taking me to Eads, CO. This version on I 70 the big interstate is usually crowded with people wanting their picture taken in front of the sign. Here I had it all to myself.
Snapped on Highway 287 in Colorado.
But I don’t think you can actually get gas here. Maybe it was just closed because it was a Sunday. If so then it’s still a throw back to the days when everything was closed on Sunday. Scott City, KS
Just out in the middle of nowhere. Off in the distance are the wind turbines and that’s it! Yet it was inviting which is why I made a special trip to look at it. It’s on KS 96 near Leoti, KS
Friends of ours live on a ranch in Eastern Colorado. This is their front view. Recently someone put a heard of Buffalo out there – can’t imagine a nicer addition to your front yard!