Category Archives: Preservation

Further exploring on the SS United States

The past year brought about several favorite travel experiences, from local to international. For my first post of 2015, I thought I’d write about revisiting the S.S. United States for another photo tour. This was my favorite local excursion of … Continue reading

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A photo tour of the S.S. United States

My interest in the S.S. United States began a few years back during a visit to Penn’s Landing for Navy Week festivities.  The ship’s two rusted stacks rose high above buildings which hid the body of it from view.  Aside … Continue reading

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Exploring Cape May and surrounding areas

New Jersey held its annual lighthouse challenge and to take part in the celebration, I went back to Cape May for the first time in years.  Staying overnight somewhere to complete the challenge throughout the whole weekend wasn’t in the … Continue reading

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A ride through Philly, a love for big cities

Following the main line from Radnor into Philly, I rode along on the way to take a friend back to her house.  We usually take I-95 into the city, but Lancaster Avenue was the most direct route coming from Radnor.  … Continue reading

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A Grand Old Ship

After visiting Independence Seaport in Philly on Saturday, May 21, I took this photo of the SS United States. There are efforts under way to preserve it, which you can find out more about on the SS United States Conservancy … Continue reading

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Exploring Near Arcadia U

For a while now, I’ve been wanting to visit Grey Towers Castle at Arcadia University or catch a glimpse of it for photos. I searched online to see if there were any scheduled public tours between semesters for those interested … Continue reading

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Rose Tree Park

This park is a place which I have driven by many times on the way to work over the years, but had never really explored before. However, recently I visited the park to check out a picnic area for a … Continue reading

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The Main Line

On Monday, January 11, I finally had the chance to work on what I call my Main Line Photo Project to capture images of historic architecture. I wasn’t able to photograph everything I had wanted to, and also found a … Continue reading

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Saving La Ronda

Facebook is where I first heard about the historic mansion known as La Ronda, located on Roscommon Road in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Due to its history and architectural detail, many people have been rallying for the mansion to be preserved … Continue reading

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Photographing History

During any trip, local or not, one subject of interest is photographing different styles of old architecture that come into view. What makes me take notice to such structures is my interest in historic travel destinations and individual sites. Some … Continue reading

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