Monthly Archives: May 2011

View 179: Revolutionary War Hero

As I was leaving Mexico Point Park which lies twenty miles east of the City of Oswego, New York, on a peninsula along the Lake Ontario shore over the weekend, I noticed a sign pointing to a trail leading off … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Photography

Have you had enough rain this Spring?  I have decided to stop cursing the rain and be one with it. Very Zen of me don’t you think? The challenges with shooting out in the rain are obvious.  Keep the equipment … Continue reading

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Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse Sunset

Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse, originally uploaded by Scott Thomas Photography. Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse after sunset from Fort Ontario in Oswego, New York last Memorial Day weekend. This photo is available for download for use in electronic and … Continue reading

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The Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railroad

Back in 1886, a group formed the Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railroad to service the mills on the Seneca River in the village.  This bit of history of my hometown of Baldwinsville, New York fascinated me.  I grew up hearing trains … Continue reading

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View 178: Rochester Lilac Festival

Highland Park in Rochester, New York is the home to the annual Lilac Festival.  One of the oldest festivals in the United States.  Featuring 500 varieties of lilacs and hundreds more of rhododendrons, magnolias, azaleas, flowering bushes and trees.  The … Continue reading

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