Monday, January 31, 2011

R.R. Museum

Stained glass window of the
locomotive "Texas".

For employes there's the
familiar time clock. Don't
cheat the clock, or else.

Pour a cup of coffee,
don't wake the cat'
it belongs to the boss.

Kick back and push that

Madsnapper's were every where !!

Sunday, January 30, 2011

R.R. Museum Acworth Ga.

Show casing several types of
locomotives of the day. These
were not the same gauge rail
tracks as the rails of today and
were used by private companys
to move their product around.
Mostly mining and timber.
The reflection in the glass is the
famous locomotive "General" of
civil war fame. I watched a video
at the museum that gave an
account of this famous run and
it was a harrowing feat by some
verry brave men.

Featured here is a setup of how these
early locomotives were built and assembled.

Below is an almost completely
assembled locomotive.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Hole in the Ground.

You've herd of hole in the wall ?
Well now you've visited hole in
the ground. Just jump right in.
Break a leg.

What ever they serve must be by fire,
and smoke.

"They were here before you were born" 
I'm sure they'r talking about the

Thursday, January 27, 2011

One Eyed Lizzis

Should Ye loose yer girlfriend, yer best friend,
or if some one stole yer dog, matie. Come in
sit and drink yer fill, we'll not tell a soul.
But you scoundrel if ye lose yer wooden leg,
or ye eye patch, then out the back door ye
go ye worthless scoundrel !!!

One Eyed Lizzy's, back door.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Pelican's on Mudd

Psssstttt !
Hey you.


President of the Bank.
(Mud Bank that is)

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Feathered against the cold.

Look how this "Great Egret" fluffs against
the cold. Great doesn't necessarily
mean Slick Dresser.

In cold weather like this all of the birds
are laying low and braced against
the cold and drizzling rain.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Accidental Great Egret.

Seems it was practicing its aproach,
touch down and go.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Accidental Great Egret.

We were eyeball to eyeball before
I could ready my camera.

Different Great Egret.

Above and below, Great 
Egret in the salt marsh.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Interesting Green Heron.

While thinking about something
to post, I came across this very
interesting bird. look close at the
photos because they are not
very clear.
Above and below, if you click on the
Photo you'll see a dragonfly in the
Herons beak.

Check out the feet on this Heron. The
feet have joints much like the joint's
on our finger's that can wrap around a
limb or branch, also there seems to be
long claw like nails. It would be hard to 
make this bird let go of it's perch 

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Bald Eagle II

This blog is from the
original photo excursion.
I like to spread them out,
hoping my friends don't
get bored with the same
thing over and over.

Oh so close, this is a difficult
bird to persue when in it's

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Shore Birds.

Away from the Swamp and
and down by the shore,
where birds run as fast as
the wind.

These little fellows are so very fast,
as they forage for food along the
waves and in the sand. They seem
to be a little nosey also.

Monday, January 3, 2011

Ibis among the stumps

I never get tired of snapping
photos of these beautiful birds.
The pink beak and pink legs
with the reflections in the swamp
make for a peaceful scene.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Cold weather Pelicans.

It was both funny and
interesting to watch
these Pelicans that had
gathered to warm themselvs
as well as feed on fish and
Big Bird, cleared for takeoff.
Below, not sure what is going on, much
like our Government, I guess. Lot's of
squaking, wing flapping, jumping out of
the water and on to the mudd.