Today the final WordPress version of BlockPhotos.com went live. At launch, the site contained 216 pages, 15 blog posts, and 5,676 images in 193 galleries. This site was first launched in 2003 and this was a complete rebuild in WordPress. To learn more about the site and author, visit the About page.
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Each summer on the third weekend in July, the Wisconsin Antique Power Reunion stages its annual show at Pioneer Village in rural Saukville, Wisconsin. The show features vintage gas- and steam-powered tractors and a variety of historic gas engines. Farm equipment such as antique sawmills, balers, and threshers is also shown and demonstrated. The […]
Although I’m originally from Michigan and have lived in other states as well, Wisconsin has been home to me for over 30 years now. I’ve raised my family here and put down roots. And even set aside my home state sports team loyalties and become a Packers fan! I’ve enjoyed photographing many of Wisconsin’s lighthouses, […]
I’m fortunate to live within easy reach of the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) facilities in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Every summer, EAA stages AirVenture, the “Worlds Greatest Aviation Celebration.” Known informally as the “EAA Fly-In,” this week-long convention attracts over 10,000 private, commercial, and military aircraft and over 500,000 spectators from over 60 different countries. During EAA, […]
My taste in outdoor events runs to historic re-enactments, tall ship visits, and many of the festivals which take place in my adopted home town of Port Washington, Wisconsin. For example, every year in “Port” we have Fish Day, the “World’s Largest One-Day Fish Fry” and the Maritime Heritage Festival. Not too far from where […]
As a Michigan native who grew up in the Detroit area during the Muscle Car era, I have cars in my blood. Not the wimpy imports of today, or European snobmobiles, but classic Detroit Iron like the Chevy SS396, Corvette Sting Ray, Hemi ‘Cudas, Road Runners, Goats and 442s, and original Mustangs and Cobras. Long […]
Pot·pour·ri – noun: a miscellaneous collection. A blend of various ingredients that work together to create an affect. In the Potpourri Galleries, you’ll find collections of images that don’t fit into other categories. An eclectic blend of images that will in turn stir your patriotic leanings if you’re a red-blooded American, make your mouth water […]
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is my favorite getaway destination. The “U.P.” is freedom — freedom from crowds, pollution, traffic, crime, big cities and all their problems. The U.P. is woods, water, pure air, small towns, friendly people, great hunting and fishing, many historic attractions, and an abundance of natural beauty. Whether your passion is outdoor sports […]
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Copper Country spreads the length of Houghton, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon counties. The mines were very dangerous places to work, and many men lost their lives working there during the 1800s. The gravestone photos featured in the Historic Cemeteries galleries give mute testimony to the hazards those men faced. Medical care in the […]
I spent my college years at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan. MTU was established in 1885 as the Michigan College of Mines, for good reason. It’s located in the heart of Michigan’s “Copper Country,” which runs from White Pine to the southwest for over 100 miles to the northern tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula. Along the […]