The Goodyear Blimp has been flying over Fort Smith Arkansas for most of the day. I managed to get a few over the Fort Smith National Historic Site.
Just a quick post to show a couple of photos from the Solar Eclipse tonight. From our location this was only a partial eclipse which was reaching it’s largest point right at sunset. These were taken on the Arkansas River near Muldrow Oklahoma.
A huge fire has completely destroyed the old abandoned hospital complex at Fort Chaffee in Fort Smith AR. I recently had the opportunity to photograph the complex, and was planning on hosting some upcoming photography workshops at the location. Fort Smith Fire Chief Richardson said early Thursday morning crews realized they would not be able [...]
Abandoned Fort Chaffee Hospital The Hospital located at Fort Chaffee Arkansas, has been abandoned for many years. The medical complex at Fort Chaffee opened on December 7, 1941 (Pearl Harbor Day). The medical complex itself is an enormous site with 128 buildings all held together by long hallways. The complex has its own exchange and [...]
The Dirty Thirties A dust storm at Point of Rocks, in the Cimarron National Grassland, near Elkhart Kansas, serves as a reminder of the Dust Bowl or the Dirty Thirties. Years of cattle grazing and farming, followed by a drought, degraded the soils and made them unproductive. By the 1930s many acres were barren. The [...]