A Warm Morning in a Florida Marina

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Here I will show some warmer weather as I am tired of the long cold Winter. Here we stand out on the city floating docks looking back at the Marina on the intercoastal in Western Florida.

Another closer view with changing light as the sun comes up:

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Frozen Holley, NY Waterfalls

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This is the waterfalls in Holly New York showing how it froze up solid this winter just like Niagra Falls. Both the falls and I were frozen and both of this were as blue as this picture.  Below are some pictures of the water going out of the falls and under bridge.

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Are you feeling cold now?

Uphill at the Snowy Holley Falls

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It’s frigid early Winter in this view near the Holley, NY waterfalls. It was a clear rare day with no clouds, probably because it was too cold out.  Here we are looking up the hill that is actually the embankment to the Erie Canal.

Another view but in Landscape mode with a wide angle lens:

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Winter in Holley, NY

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Here we are in the cold North of NY State in Holley at their old railroad station. This station is now a museum and the old po at of the Erie Canal used to run directly behind it.

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Historical Photos of Maritime Trades in Fort Bragg, California

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Here are a few historical photos of boating and maritime trades in Fort Bragg, California.  These were at The Guest House Museum of Mendocino County on the Pacific Coast.

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The town of Fort Bragg California is small and cute, but has very few views of the Pacific Ocean on which it resides. Most of the waterfront is occupied by the now inactive logging and shipping mill which excludes the public and blocks most oceanfront views.  Apparently this was the plant that historically processed many of the huge Redwood trees cut down in Mendocino county. 

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The beach here is one of the most famous for beach glass collection because there used to be a large dump where glass and trash was deposited on the beach here.

Redwood Logging in Mendoncino

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In The Guest House Museum there were extensive exhibits on the logging industry. 

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Some predate chainsaws like above.

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Above you can see a massive redwood tree that has notches for the boards supporting the axemen’s platforms.  They say there are still stumps out there with the notches preaent.

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Old plate on a massive chainsaw on display.
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Stained Glass Window at The Guest House

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Here at The Guest House in Fort Bragg, California in Mendocino County on the Pacific Coast, we are going up the stairs touring the second floor and see this lovely stained glass window.  It could also be more accurately called a colored, leaded glass window since each color was pure and not painted and fired.

The Guest House Museum

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Driving North out of Mendocino, California we come across the small Pacific Coast town of Fort Bragg.  It said it was part of the Mendocino County Historical Society.  It was built by Tom Johnson who was superintendent of the Redwood Lumber Company.  That became the Union Lumber Company and it was used for a guest house for the executives and guests. It has over 65,000 sq feet of Redwood and Douglas fir lumber in it with gorgeous interior woodwork. It directly views the West Coast sunsets.

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For more on this House go to: The Guest House Museum

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