Your best "old Structure" pic

Discussion in 'Photos' started by EbarDP48, Mar 30, 2006.

  1. Max Wedge

    Max Wedge ADVenture mowing

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    Hey melville! Where is that? Approximately, of course. Did you get any interior shots?
  2. popscycle

    popscycle Fahren Away

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  3. mjfields_228

    mjfields_228 Been here awhile

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    Launch Complex 19 -- Cape Canaveral Air Force Station -- Circa 1962

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    Launch Complex 19 -- Cape Canaveral Air Force Station -- Feb 2012

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    Launch Complex 34 -- Cape Canaveral Air Force Station -- Circa 1964

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    Launch Complex 34 -- Cape Canaveral Air Force Station -- Jan 2014

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    Launch Complex 34 -- Cape Canaveral Air Force Station -- Jan 2014
  4. daGeeeze

    daGeeeze Geeezed lightning

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    That's some very cool history right there. :clap
  5. Cataract2

    Cataract2 Where to?

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    I'm envious. After growing up in that area I never got to get that close to history like that.
  6. melville

    melville Long timer

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    Here's what I was doing there:

    http://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC4CG0M_all-aboard?guid=4d2d320b-b326-4a76-a9a9-4e0c3b431476

    And if you can't see that, N 40 13.394 W 123 38.579.

    The interior is still mostly dry, but the roof is starting to go. I don't think the building itself is terribly old. Might even be postwar. We've been trainless for nearly 20 years here.

    I'm trying to convince Muriel that she REALLY wants to live 40 miles from town, at the end of a bumpy, twisty, sometimes dirt road. Other than that, she likes it. Then we can start talking to the railroad authority :evil
  7. WYO George

    WYO George Been here awhile

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    Good to see a fellow geocacher around here. Geocaching and dual sports are a perfect match to me
  8. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    There are quite a few geocachers running around finding caches on their dual sport bikes. It fun when you find one and you are signing after an ADVrider name you are familiar with - assuming of course they use the same name on both sites.

    Geocaches can take you to some very interesting places that you otherwise might not know about. :evil
  9. Deanman

    Deanman Wannabe Adventurer

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    I've been an admirer of this thread for a long time and have been meaning to post this up for almost as long. It's nothing that special but I just like the looks of it. It's been closed down for as long as I can remember.
    Anyway, I finally got around to getting a shot of it. This is along Hood Canal South of Brinnon, WA.

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  10. melville

    melville Long timer

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    I saw a crew of dual-sporters coming the other way after I was done with my 10 miles of dirt and geocaching that day. I'll have to get one--my Airhead is more of a B/S (Bright/Shiny) than a G/S.

    And I would not have gone there but to get the find.
  11. jay547

    jay547 Long timer

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    I posted this in the old school pic thread. We found it geocaching. Back then, we only had street bikes. Now we both have dual-sports too.

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  12. WYO George

    WYO George Been here awhile

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    Nice! I've yet to run across a fellow ADV'r while caching, but then again 99% of my caching is with the family so I have a different mindset and different username.

    see ya out there:freaky
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    fz6kd7 Been here awhile

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  15. Concow Mower

    Concow Mower Wild Doggie

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    Beautiful old lodge at the south end of Wallowa Lake near the Tram. Sure hope someone invests a couple of mil and reopens it!
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    Cheers
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  16. jay547

    jay547 Long timer

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    Kosoma, Oklahoma.

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    From the book, Ghost Towns of Oklahoma:

    "First floor formerly served as a general store, the second floor as a lodge hall and a place for town meetings, dances, and parties."
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  18. Ladybug0048

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    Hi Dave, Dot, and KC :wave

    We were there last Friday and wandered around the back where we found an open door. They were setting up for a wedding reception and a band was practicing in the main room. We listen to then for a bit while they played some good Country Western.

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    The decorations were simple, inexpensive and cute. I like it. :clap
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    Even though it's closed it's apparently available for special events.
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    The lodge was built in 1923 and was beautiful: http://www.wallowalakelodge.com/ The website indicates they still serve meals.
  19. Concow Mower

    Concow Mower Wild Doggie

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    Hey, thanks so much Ladybug. We didn't even suspect thal lodge might be open. We really enjoyed our time at the Jamboree and plan on being there next year. Thanks for all your work and organizational skills!
    When we rode out to Troy on Sunday afternoon, Dot mentioned that the foot bridge across the river was one of the Poker Run card locations. Wow, you had to do a bunch of riding to get those cards out to all those locations! Hope your shoulder is healing up fast and good.
    P.S. I will PM you later in the year about maybe getting together in AZ this winter, if that's OK.
    Cheers
    Dave, Dot & KC Puppy
    On the slab at the remains of Rice AAFB ~ 2010
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  20. TheRackman

    TheRackman RideTodayItMayBeYourLast!

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    This 1908 log cabin is on the West Fork PineCreek RD in Pinehurst, ID

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