Wind turbines spin in a farmer’s field on a cold winter evening in Central Illinois.
Amongst the steel girders, high tension wires, and highway traffic, underneath the Chicago Skyway, a single American flag waves in a light breeze.
Another quick and dirty post on the ol’ blog this morning. Too much to do today, but hopefully that will mean some NEW photos to post here, eventually…. For now, enjoy and, perhaps, purchase the photo below of some electric transmission towers on the plains of north central Illinois.
There is a photo that I’ve always wanted to make on the Metra Electric lines, and have had little success. What I’ve wanted to do is to catch the overhead catenary (the wires that provide electricity to the trains via the pantograph) sparking as the train moves by. Of course, whenever the sparks fly, it [...]