It’s hard to appreciate just how big the Byron Nuclear Power Plant is until you drive right by it. It usually just off in the distance as I’m driving through North-Central Illinois, dotting the horizon with its twin columns of steam. It’s also hard to understand how imposing and spooky this thing looks until you’re [...]
In the Des Plaines River valley, just south of Joliet, lies the tiny town of Rockdale, IL. This town of 1800 people is maybe best known, to me at least, as the location where the planned siege on the hijacked train in the movie Silver Streak was supposed to take place, in name only though, [...]
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.