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Tintic Standard Reduction Mill – Abandoned Rail Line

Tintic Abandoned Rail Line

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20 responses

  1. Doesn’t take long for nature to take back.. lovely picture Scott!

    February 6, 2014 at 10:46 am

    • No, it often doesn’t, Adrian…this has been sitting unused since the middle of the 1920s, so it’s been brewing for a while now….. I’m glad you enjoyed the image…..thank you for your kind words. :)

      February 11, 2014 at 6:27 pm

  2. So very Utah below the peaks. Lovely composition, too. :)

    February 6, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    • Thank you, dear Gunta. :)

      February 11, 2014 at 6:27 pm

  3. It’s always nice to see railroad tracks. They’ve torn them all up here.

    February 6, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    • Yes, it is, Allen…I’ve seen posts from several bloggers back east and it seems to be a common thing…. Hopefully they’ve recycled or re-purposed all of the rails and ties. I can imagine that those would be some very peaceful walkways and trails, if they’ve recycled the graded areas, too.

      February 16, 2014 at 2:58 pm

  4. What is it about a railroad track that makes at least a small part of us want to abandon everything else and follow it, just to see where it might lead and what adventures might result? I know I’ve had that feeling many times, and this provokes yet another. Thanks for the dream!

    February 6, 2014 at 9:52 pm

    • That would be a dream, wouldn’t it, Gary? What a nice thought.

      February 16, 2014 at 2:59 pm

  5. Good morning, Scott. Here I see memories… simple, hardworking folks with lives and dreams and children all grown, now gone away to a modern world… they passed this way in a swirling rush of sound and wind… just faint shadows now among the mesquite and indiangrass.

    February 7, 2014 at 7:34 am

    • Hello, Michael…yes, there would be tons of memories out there. I know they would not all be pleasant, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could capture them from the past somehow?

      February 16, 2014 at 3:01 pm

  6. Rimcountry has it about right. Wonderful image, Scott.

    February 8, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    • Thanks, George…good company.

      February 11, 2014 at 8:17 am

  7. LB

    I do love the tracks (except that they are abandoned), but it is the variation color that makes me sigh.

    February 10, 2014 at 10:32 am

    • I’m with you there, LB…I love those colors, too….very much so. :)

      February 11, 2014 at 8:20 am

  8. nice

    February 11, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    • Thank you, Shimon.

      February 16, 2014 at 3:01 pm

  9. Outstanding!

    February 12, 2014 at 10:40 am

    • Thank you, Alois. :)

      February 16, 2014 at 3:02 pm

  10. I love this so much – the weeds really speak to me, and the rail bed – I’ve always loved that combination. Then the stormy sky and graceful trees…perfectly captured!

    February 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    • Thank you, Lynn…I’m rather fond of all of those things, too. :)

      February 26, 2014 at 7:44 pm

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