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Dubuque, Iowa, chartered in 1837 is a Mississippi River port city rich in history and 19th century industrial architecture. Once larger than Chicago, it was known as the “Gateway to the West”.

Ongoing revitalization of the downtown has brought an urban chic vibe to many of the lofted Millwork District buildings, which face out onto narrow cobblestone streets, some end-stopped with a glimpse of the river to the east. Remnants of industry remain intertwined with carefully restored facades, constantly surprising the eye.

But not everything gets saved. Demolition is underway at the massive, originally coal-fired, power generator station (now owned by Alliant Energy), which has stood to the east of downtown since 1881, a Dickensian leitmotif for the city’s Industrial Revolution roots.

Industrial architecture has captivated me for years. I have to shoot this massif- which I’d admired many times driving quickly by on the highway 61 overpass- before nothing more than a muddy lot remains.

Its context in the Gateway City also bears inclusion here; Dubuque has the great broad shoulders of the earliest, working, smokestack and iron cities upon which so much of the American dreamtime was built.

Working series title: The Eve of Destruction.

Dec 5th, 2019

note: all images unedited

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Canon 50 F1.4

Experimenting with a fast Canon lens and window glass distortion, no post processing.IMG_0207-1CameronTreesIII

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Under the Influence

On a William Eggleston tear

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Pastoral

Grant County, Hwy M. Late November afternoon, 28 degrees. Moo cow cows.

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Color dream

Winter monochrome, inflected. Lower Wisconsin Riverway, 3pm, 34 degrees.

Wisconsin river dreamtime

Wisconsin river dreamtime

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Mirrorless

Momma borrowed some brand new glass… and went wandering along the Wisconsin River bottoms, instead of shopping. #GreenFriday 2018

Long Time Gone

Long Time Gone

hold on tighter

Hold on tighter

Immersion

Immersion

Out on thin ice

Out on thin ice

Flood plain

Flood plain

Boat landing, Boscobel, WI

Boat landing, Boscobel, WI

Icebreak, fishing, Wisconsin River

Icebreak

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Instagram Daily Mail

The addictive, pavlovian, Instagrammatic deus ex machina app lurking in my G4 phone has vacuumed my attention & time away from this primary blog.
Currently under the influences of Alex & Rebecca Webb. Friends keep telling me my images remind them of my old poems…its all one’s mind’s eye witnessing isnt it?. All one-mind’s eye..?Lately updates look like (in print a tiny tin type size magazine of images screaming for eye contact):

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Twilight Kronshage Park

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Gideon Room, Central House Hotel, Boscobel WI

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Walk away, Treasure Island FL

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Home for the holidays

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Barn stormed, Grant Co. WI

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Fall in the Driftless

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Frack sand pit, Grant Co, WI

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Writings about the art and technique of photography. Mostly with Nikon equipment.

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