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Point Baron?  I cannot think of another possibility. Yet I can find to no reference to any such entity. There is a Baron Point Petroleum company, which seems likely. Yet why the reverse order.   Meanwhile the giant Conoco sign hovering above engenders less interest due to the small mystery of its smaller neighbor.   This […]

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I wonder whether the Park service has plans to maintain these fences and other structures, or will allow them to slowly fall and decay with the passing of time.  Bodie State Historic Park calls the maintenance of partially decomposed structures “arrested decay.”  Eastern State Penitentiary calls it “preserved ruin.”  Without intervention, the man-made structures that elevate Mormon Row from […]

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It did not appear to be operating while we walked by in June 2016, and this article indicates that its demise was expected imminently in March 2015.  That link also has some nice history on the Western Motel in Jackson, Wyoming.  I have no idea why the building lasted more than another year, or whether […]

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We stopped in Rock Springs, Wyoming on the way to Jackson and Grand Teton National Park, getting our lunch at Bitter Creek Brewing a couple of blocks away from here. The Broadway Burger Station wasn’t open, but it has a wonderful look to it as well as additional signage around the corner that caught my […]

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At sunrise, the sun comes up behind you and hits the tops of the mountains before the angles allow it to shine on the Moulton Barn and the foreground.  Those are the best shots usually, with the golden light bathing the entire scene. But I also have a real fondness for shots like this where […]

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