Category: Photo Post

The First Run of Engine #18

Locomotive #18 used to run on the McCloud River Railroad in northern California. In 2005 it was bought by the Nevada Commission for the Reconstruction of the V&T Railway to run from Carson City to Virginia City, even… Read More

Jack in a Tree

Just what it says. Jack. In a tree.

Victoria and Sara Portraits

I went to my friend Victoria’s house and took some portraits of her and her daughter Sara, and their friends, both human and furry. I think they turned out pretty well, but I still have some depth of… Read More

I Can’t Believe It’s an iPhone

I’ve had a number of camera phones over the years, and the pictures I’ve gotten from them have ranged from dismal to horrible to just plain crap. But now I have an iPhone 4, and they’ve actually made… Read More

4th of July Weekend at the Railroad Museum

The 4th of July is always a big weekend at the Nevada State Railroad Museum. That’s when they pull their special collections out into the sunlight, like V&T Engine #22, “The Inyo”, one of the oldest running steam… Read More

Cool Dudes

Carson River Canyon

I went out to Carson River Canyon to give a tow to someone stuck in the mud. And as long as I’m out there might as well get some pictures, eh?

Idlewild Park, Reno

Fridays are Park Days. We have a little playgroup that meets at Idlewild Park in Reno. Usually the kids are happy in the playground, but sometimes they want to wander around. Especially when the train is running, like… Read More

Keirra’s Graduation

On June 4, 2010, my niece Keirra graduated from elementary school. Next year she’ll be heading on to Junior High.

Standing Waves

We get some of the wildest lenticular clouds over Western Nevada.

Engine #29 Departs Carson City

May 29, 2010. V&T Engine #29 arrived in Carson City to kick off the 2010 railroading season. In the chilly morning air it made quite the spectacle of steam and smoke as it strained to get underway while… Read More

Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Last spring we went to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, one of the last seaside amusement parks on the West Coast.

Monterey, CA

A look back at a vacation we took to Monterey last spring.

Sand Harbor

Sand Harbor is one of the most popular beaches in all of Lake Tahoe. Its remote location, miles away from the casinos on a winding two-lane road, does nothing to stop people from flocking here on warm summer… Read More

Job’s Peak