52 Rolls Week 45:52

The Sioux Falls: Another Perspective: And Yes it was cold enough for some areas to freeze: See more of the Falls and Environs Here. I see that many participants and burning out and dropping out.  I’m so close to finishing, and I have tons of photos from this Trip through the Plains………So you’ll have to…

52 Rolls Week 44:52

A Tour of what I’m calling ‘Americana’ from our Recent Road Trip.  Sometime wonderful, quirky or kitsch…just things we saw driving the back roads in Valentine, Nebraska: Or something seen upon our Arrival at our destination Sioux Falls, South Dakota: See More Americana here. Tech Info:  Minolta X-7– with Tamron 28-200 zoom lens:  Kodak Portra…

52 Rolls Week 42:52

Who knew there was so much going on in South Dakota?  We’ve made two trips there this year and still finding more to do. Perhaps appropriate on Pearl Harbor Day to take a look at some Cold War History….. This famous quote greets you at the entrance to the Minuteman Missile Museum. And as our…

52 Rolls Week 41:52

Since Advent Should be a Joyous time, I’m posting about a recent childhood memory revisited that did not disappoint: Welcome to the 1880 Train in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  This is actually an oil powered steam engine from the 1920’s, Engine #104.  Engine #7, which pulled our train ride in 1969 has been…

52 Rolls Week 40:52

Scenery from Around the Black Hills, along the Needles Highway.  First the Needles Eye: And more Silhouettes of the Needles: See More from the Needles Highway Drive Here. Tech Info:  Minolta X-700 with Tamron 28-200 zoom lens: Portra 400 film developed and scanned by Old School Labs.            

52 Rolls Week 39:52

Still Catching up on my posting……This week (and next) scenes from my recent road trip to South Dakota for the Bison Round-up.  The History of the Bison and the Indigenous people that relied on them for food is Tragic.  From 30 million Bison to less than 1200 by 1889. A few forward thinking people at…