Do you want to see many dozens more of these wonderful images? Of course you do. You can thank me after visiting the US Geological Survey page on Flickr here.
Tag Archives: Colorado
Hard to believe that this was taken nearly a decade ago. Where does the time go?
Now this was a nice treat. Earlier in the year I was approached out of nowhere by Mary Powers, a graphic designer based out of North Carolina. She was putting together the packaging for “You’re Welcome”, the first album by a local country blues band, Poor Blue. She had spotted an image of mine online and was asking for permission to use it in her design. Continue Reading →
The New York Times article about the spill can be found here.
Cindy and I have been keenly tracking this story because the property we used to own in Colorado (image above) was located only a mile or so from where this event happened. And part of the reason we sold our plot was due to the risk of being held responsible for the cleanup and remediation after such an event, as our property had three former gold mines on it — two with large tailings piles and one without (all three had been sealed shut with dynamite decades ago). There was still an operational mine just above us when we last visited there (The Blackhawk Mine, which is the structure in the lower right of this image); we wonder what is happening with it now…