03-14-14 Beyond Wasta, SD

Wasta, SD, is a a very small town along I-90 in the western part of our state. Perhaps it is best known for the rest stops that are near the town. And on a busy summer day, I would guess that the population of the interstate rest stops is greater than that of Wasta. Besides…

08-03-12 Dawn

Here’s another HDR photo taken from the bluffs overlooking the northern leg of the Little Bend on Lake Oahe. In the shot I posted a while back I was looking east into the rising sun. In this shot, I’ve moved my tripod, the sun is behind me and I am looking off to the northwest…

Roller Coaster

This is the point where highway 34/73 crosses the Cheyenne River in west central South Dakota. This is a roller coaster road on a giant scale. What is most fascinating about the geography here is that these days the Cheyenne River is a mere trickle compared to the huge torrent it was millions of years…