Photos from the USA
June 2009

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Stars and Stripes

Contents

Sunday, 14th June Sunken Garden and Hamann Rose Garden
Tuesday, 16th June Cupid
Pioneer Park
Thursday, 18th June The cats
Friday, 19th June Driving through Nebraska...
... and Colorado
Rocky Mountain National Park
Rabbit Ears Motel
Saturday, 20th June Driving through Colorado...
... and Wyoming
Sunday, 21st June Jackson, WY
Grand Teton National Park, WY (wildlife, flowers, landscape)
Yellowstone National Park
Monday, 22nd June Lake Yellowstone Geysers
Around Old Faithful
Old Faithful eruption
Biscuit Basin
Midway Geyser Basin
Norris Canyon Road
Roaring Mountain
Roadside wildlife
Obsidian Cliff
Grand Canyon of Yellowstone
Mud volcano area
Sunset over Lake Yellowstone
Tuesday, 23rd June Our cabin
Driving through the park
Sheepeater cliff
Golden Gate and the Grand Loop Road
Mammoth Hot Springs
Roadside wildlife
Petrified tree
Lamar Valley
Chief Joseph Scenic Highway
Bighorn National forest
I-90 through Wyoming
Wednesday, 24th June Presidents' statues in Rapid City, SD
Badlands National Park
Storm
Mitchell, SD, and the Corn Palace
Sioux Falls, SD
Thursday, 25th June Brief excursion to Minnesota
Sioux City, IA
Driving back to Nebraska
Friday, 26th June Cupid
Sunday, 28th June Cats and stuff

Updates

2013-05-05: Jackson, WY and Grand Teton National Park, WY (wildlife, flowers, landscape)
2011-12-29: Badlands National Park.
2011-05-30: Sunken Garden and Hamann Rose Garden; Mammoth Hot Springs panorama.
2010-07-18: Non-road-trip stuff: Cupid Pioneer Park cats Cupid cats and stuff.
2010-04-05: Lamar valley.
2010-04-04: Roadside wildlife and Petrified tree.
2010-04-03: Bird at Mammoth Hot Springs and Badlands National Park.
2010-04-02: Bighorn National Forest I-90 through Wyoming and Badlands National Park.
2010-04-01: Chief Joseph Scenic Highway and Greybull, WY.
2010-03-31: Grand Loop Road and Mammoth Hot Springs.
2010-03-20: The rest of the drive through Colorado
2010-03-14: Driving through Colorado and Wyoming; tail end of Grand Teton National Park; entering Yellowstone; the rest of Midway Geyser Basin; Norris Canyon Road; Roaring Mountain; roadside wildlife; Obsidian Cliff; Mud volcano area; black bear near the road; Presidents' statues in Rapid City; storm; Mitchell, SD; and Sioux Falls, SD.
2009-08-23: The rest of Biscuit Basin and Midway Geyser Basin.
2009-08-22: First day in Yellowstone Old Faithful and Biscuit Basin
2009-08-20: Second day in Yellowstone.
2009-08-13: And more WY and and more CO from the first day.
2009-08-10: More of the same.
2009-08-09: Driving north through CO and WY.
2009-08-08: Elk. Fighting ones.

Sunday, 14th June

The Sunken Garden was built partly to make work during the Great Depression and the Hamann Rose Garden, just over 27th Street, was originally called the Goering Rose Garden after the man who designed it. The Lincoln City website doesn't make it clear when it was renamed the Municipal Rose Garden but I think we can guess. The first shot is at neither location.

Dried rose
Water lily Water lily Cross-processed water lily Flower bud
Flowers Grass Iris Yellow carp
Carp Carp Paving Rose garden
Statue Pink rose Yellow and red rose Yellow and red rose
Statue Yellow rose Red roses Dog roses
Red flowers Sculpture Purple flowers Bumble bee
Yellow flowers Bicentennial Cascade Fountain Frog statue Waterfall

Tuesday, 16th June

Cupid

Cupid

Pioneer Park

Elk Elk Elk Elk
Elk Elk Elk Purple martin
Purple martin Tree swallow Tree swallow Purple martins
Butterfly Elk

Thursday, 18th June

Cass Flower Taylor Cass

Friday, 19th June

Driving through Nebraska...

Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, Kearney NE Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, Kearney NE I-80 traffic God on the road Grain elevator, Big Springs NE

... and Colorado

Welcome to Colorful Colorado I-76, eastern Colorado Striped field Clouds
Grazing sheep Wind pump Light aircraft Stock yard
'Your wife is hot' billboard Approaching Loveland, CO Leaving Loveland, CO US-34, west of Loveland, CO
Big Thompson River canyon Colorado Cherry Company Colorado Cherry Company Big Thompson River canyon
Big Thompson River canyon Approaching Drake, CO Leaving Drake, CO Big Thompson River canyon
Big Thompson River canyon Rockies from Estes Park Estes Park, CO Estes Park, CO
Estes Park, CO (tilt-shift)

Rocky Mountain National Park

West Horseshoe Park, Rocky Mountain National Park Sheep Lakes, Rocky Mountain National Park Endovalley, Rocky Mountain National Park Elk
Moraine Park, Rocky Mountain National Park
labelled
motion-blurred trees Longs Peak Bighorn Mountain
Mummy Mountain Twin Sisters, Estes Cone, Longs Peak
labelled
The Mummy Range
labelled
Ypsilon Mountain and Fairchild Mountain
Longs Peak, Pagoda Mountain, Chiefs Head Peak
labelled
McGregor Mountain Chiefs Head Peak
labelled
Common raven (?)
Common raven (?) Common raven (?) Tombstone Ridge Chipmunk
Mummy Mountain Unidentified bird Unidentified bird Gray-headed junco
Rainbow Curve view
labelled
Elk by the road Elk grazing Elk
Storm Peak, Longs Peak, Pagoda Mountain above Glacier Gorge
labelled
Elk crossing the road Marmot Marmot
unicorn
Hayden Spire Stones Peak, Forest Canyon View from Forest Canyon Overlook
labelled
Marmot
Sprague Mountain, Hayden Spire
labelled
Colorado River in Kawuneeche Valley Jackstraw Mountain
Jackstraw Mountain
Grazing elk Grazing elk Elk challenge
Elk about to fight Elk fighting Elk fighting

Rabbit Ears Motel, Steamboat Springs, CO

Rabbit Ears Motel sign Rabbit Ears Motel sign

Saturday, 20th June

Driving through Colorado...

View from CO-13 Buttes Farmstead

... and Wyoming

Wyoming Welcomes You Rock formations near WY-789 Storm gathering near WY-789 Bluff near WY-789
I-80, southern WY Quarry near I-80, WY Bluffs by I-80, WY Coal-fired power station
I-80 near Point of Rocks, WY I-80 near Rock Springs, WY Union Pacific I-80 near Rock Springs, WY
Kum & Go, Rock Springs, WY Wind River Range, WY Wind River Range, WY View from US-191
View from US-191 Ranch by US-191 Teton National Forest Teton National Forest
Hoback Canyon

Sunday, 21st June

Jackson, WY

Miller's Butte National Elk Refuge National Elk Refuge
Ski runs on Snow King Mountain Tree swallow Tree swallow Tree swallow Flax (Linum usitatissimum)
Elk Refuge Inn Mustang sculpture Mustang sculptures
Antler arch, George Washington Memorial Park Antler arch, George Washington Memorial Park Antler arch, George Washington Memorial Park Shoot out sign Wooden bear

Grand Teton National Park, WY

Wildlife

Gray-headed junco Unidentified bird Unidentified bird Unidentified bird
Brown-headed cowbird Brown-headed cowbird Unidentified bird Unidentified bird
Unidentified bird Uinta ground squirrel (Urocitellus armatus) Uinta ground squirrel (Urocitellus armatus) Uinta ground squirrel (Urocitellus armatus)

Flowers

Dandelion Heartleaf arnica (Arnica cordifolia) Heartleaf arnica (Arnica cordifolia) Sticky purple geranium
Arrowleaf balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata) Arrowleaf balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata) Arrowleaf balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata)

Landscape

Teewinot Mountain and Mount St John Grand Teton, Mount Owen and Teewinot Mountain Grand Teton Teton Range
Disappointment Peak and Grand Teton Grand Teton and Teewinot Mountain Tetons Teton Range
Teton Range Teton Range Teton Range Teewinot Mountain and Mount St John Trees and Tetons Teton Range
Southern Teton Range Teton Range Teton Range Tetons
Cottonwood Creek and Mount St John Mount St John Jenny Lake Cottonwood Creek
Cabin by Cottonwood Creek Jenny Lake and Mount St John Mount St John Teewinot Mountain
Mount Owen Grand Teton Mount St John and Rockchuck Peak Mount Moran
Teewinot Mountain Teewinot Mountain, Symmetry Spire, Mount St John and Rockchuck Peak Teewinot Mountain, Mount Owen and Symmetry spire Storm Point and Mount St John
Cascade Canyon Cascade Canyon Cascade Canyon Waterfalls on Mount St John
Teton Range
labelled
Eagles Rest Peak The Teton Range Jackson Lake Dam Jackson Lake Dam
Mount St John, Paintbrush Canyon, Mount Woodring Mount Moran Road and mountains
Mount Moran Mount Moran across Colter Bay

Yellowstone National Park

Lewis River canyon Lewis River canyon Yellowstone Lake

Monday, 22nd June

Lake Yellowstone geysers

Yellowstone Lake geysers

Around Old Faithful

Old Faithful Firehole River Chinese Spring Chinese Spring
Above the Firehole River Blue Star Spring Bison Bison
Bison Larkspur Geyser Hill Infant Geyser
Vault Geyser Giantess Geyser Newly-formed geyser Pump Geyser
Pump Geyser (detail) Pump Geyser run-off Sponge Geyser Un-named geyser
Doublet Pool Doublet Pool Doublet Pool Doublet Pool (detail)
Doublet Pool (detail) Castle Geyser Small hot spring Aurum Geyser
Beach Spring Ear Spring Ear Spring Ear Spring
Lion Geyser Complex North Goggle Geyser Small hot spring Heart Spring
Heart Spring Depression Geyser Scissor Spring Scissor Spring
Beehive Geyser

Old Faithful eruption

Old Faithful Old Faithful Old Faithful Castle Geyser
Old Faithful Old Faithful Old Faithful Old Faithful and Beehive Geyser
Plume Geyser run-off Plume Geyser Anemone Geyser

Biscuit Basin

American crow (?) American crow (?) Firehole River bank Sapphire Pool run-off
Sapphire Pool Jewel Geyser Shell Spring Avoca Spring
Avoca Spring Biscuit Basin West Mustard Spring East Mustard Spring
Black Pearl Geyser Sapphire Pool Biscuit Basin Biscuit Basin

Midway Geyser Basin

Excelsior Geyser crater Excelsior Geyser Basin Grand Prismatic Spring Bacterial mat
Grand Prismatic Spring Bison tracks in bacterial mat Grand Prismatic Spring Grand Prismatic Spring
Opal Pool Turquoise Pool Runoff from Midway Geyser Basin Runoff from Midway Geyser Basin
Midway Geyser Basin and the Firehole River

Norris Canyon Road

Roadworks, Norris Canyon Road

Roaring Mountain

Roaring Mountain Roaring Mountain Roaring Mountain

Roadside wildlife

Bison Female elk Bison Bison

Obsidian Cliff

Obsidian Creek Obsidian Obsidian cliff Obsidian cliff
Obsidian cliff Obsidian cliff Obsidian

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

Upper Falls Upper Falls Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Lower Falls brink
Spraybow in the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone Lower falls brink Lower Falls from Lookout Point Lower Falls from Artist Point

Mud volcano area

Sulphur Caldron Sulphur Caldron Sulphur Caldron Sulphur Caldron
A glory in the steam Dragon's Mouth Spring Mud Volcano Mud Volcano
Grizzly Fumarole Cooking Hillside Nail smiley Black Dragon's Caldron
Animal prints Black Dragon's Caldron Churning Caldron Cooking Hillside and Mud Geyser
Mud Geyser Mud Caldron Holes in carpark

Sunset over Lake Yellowstone

Sunset glow across Lake Yellowstone

Tuesday, 23rd June

Our cabin

Image cast by door spyhole Violet-green swallow Violet-green swallow Cliff swallow

Driving through the park

Mule deer doe

Sheepeater Cliff

Sheepeater Cliff Sheepeater Cliff Below Sheepeater Cliff
Sheepeater Cliff Wildflower (arnica) Wildflower
Wildflower Phlox Wildflowers

Golden Gate and the Grand Loop Road

Golden Gate View from the Grand Loop Road
View from the Grand Loop Road Bunsen Peak Mount Everts

Mammoth Hot Springs

Jupiter Terrace
Jupiter Terrace Minerva Terrace run-off Jupiter Terrace run-off Cleopatra Terrace
Cleopatra Terrace Cleopatra Terrace close-up Cleopatra Terrace close-up (b/w) Geranium
Palette Spring
Minerva Terrace Miniature tree Wooden cross Violet-green swallow
Violet-green swallow Minerva Terrace Minerva Terrace Minerva Terrace
Minerva Terrace Wildflower Wildflower Salsify flower
Liberty Cap Female elk Female elk and young

Roadside wildlife

Bull elk Bull elk Bull elk Woodland sunflowers
Bull elk Bull elk Juvenile bull elk Wildflowers
Black bear Black bear Wildflower

Petrified Tree

Petrified tree Petrified tree Ground squirrel Petrified tree Petrified tree Valley

Lamar Valley

Bighorn sheep Lamar Valley bison herd Pronghorn Absaroka Mountains
Absaroka Mountains
Lamar Valley bison herd
Lamar Valley bison herd

Chief Joseph Scenic Highway (WY-296)

View from US-212/WY-296 View from WY-296 View from WY-296 View from WY-296
View from WY-296 Steamboat Mountain Sunlight Bridge, WY-296 Sunlight Bridge, WY-296
Looking downstream Shield bug Looking upstreem Looking down
Steamboat Mountain View north from the carpark Oversize load, Dead Indian Pass Oversize load, Dead Indian Pass
Heart Mountain Heart Mountain Red sandstone cliffs Paint Creek valley
Red sandstone cliffs Chief Joseph Scenic Highway

Greybull, WY

US 14/16/20, Bighorn County, WY Boeing KC-97 Stratotanker and Lockheed P-2 Neptunes Lockheed P-2 Neptune Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
South Big Horn County Airport

Bighorn National Forest

The first three are actually just outside the National Forest. Don't tell anyone.

US-14 west of Shell, WY Sandstone buttes, Shell, WY Sandstone butte Shell Canyon, Bighorn National Forest, WY
Shell Canyon, Bighorn National Forest, WY Shell Canyon, Bighorn National Forest, WY Steamboat Point, Bighorn National Forest, WY View over the Powder River Basin

I-90 through Wyoming

Distant mountains View from I-90, WY I-90 near Banner, WY
View from I-90, WY Milepost 87, I-90, WY Maverik gas station sign

Wednesday, 24th June

Presidents' statues in Rapid City, SD

George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson James Madison James Monroe John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson
Martin Van Buren William Henry Harrison John Tyler Andrew Johnson William H. Taft Harry S. Truman John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson Gerald R. Ford and Liberty Jimmy Carter Ronald Reagan George H. W. Bush

Badlands National Park

CAUTION Prairie dogs have PLAGUE! Badlands Prairie dogs Prairie dogs
Prairie dogs Prairie dogs Badlands NP Badlands NP
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Female bighorn sheep Badlands NP Badlands NP Badlands NP
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Storm

Storm brewing I-90 near Kadoka, SD I-90 near Kadoka, SD Fields, near Murdo, SD
Murdo, SD Murdo, SD Storm, Chamberlain, SD Storm, Chamberlain, SD
Storm, Chamberlain, SD Anti-abortion sign

Mitchell, SD, and the Corn Palace

Corn Palace, Mitchell, SD Monticello mural Crazy Horse mural
Alamo mural Golden Gate Bridge mural East 6th Avenue, Mitchell, SD

Sioux Falls, SD

Thunderstorm, Sioux Falls, SD Thunderstorm, Sioux Falls, SD Thunderstorm, Sioux Falls, SD Thunderstorm, Sioux Falls, SD Thunderstorm, Sioux Falls, SD

Thursday, 25th June

Brief excursion to Minnesota

I-90, east of Sioux Falls, SD Minnesota welcomes you South Dakota: Great Faces. Great Places
American robin American robin American robin
I-90W rest area signs Fire truck Corn Palace ad

Sioux City, IA

Stars and Stripes Freaky prairie dog thing USS Sergeant Floyd: bridge
Engine regulator Fire alarm: not an alarm USS Sergeant Floyd: engine controls
Sergeant Floyd Memorial Bridge, I-29 Grass Freaky prairie dog thing

Driving back to Nebraska

Mormon Bridge, I-680 Nebraska welcome sign Nebraska Capitol

Friday, 26th June

Cupid

Sunday, 28th June

Comet Comet Cupid Devils Tower of beans Misprinted peanut butter


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