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 2006 and all that


On New Years Eve, Janet and I got married amidst the tall trees on the banks of the Hood Canal.

 

 Daughter, Elizabeth and Trevor on wedding day


 

In February we traveled to San Carlos, Mexico

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amazing clouds

 

 

Stopping in Tombstone

 

and Tucson, Arizona

Retired US Air Force A10 "Thunderbolt" Aircraft mothballed in the desert

on the way home


Janet with new Grandson, Connor

 

One of Janet's best images of the year.  Taken at Butterfly World in Victoria, Canada


 June.  

Denmark, Norway and Sweden

 

Copenhagen

 

 

Norway 

The boats of Thor Heyerdahl at Bygd°ynes in Oslo

The Kon-Tiki

 

Rai II

 

Viking long Boat

 

Sweden

Main shopping area Ulricehamn

 

Koster Island

 

Koster Island family transport (cars are banned) note the safety seat made from a bottle crate. Very common on the Island.

 

Anten-Grafsnas Jarnvag Railway

 

 

Our hosts in Sweden, Margarita and Goran Rosen

 

Goren standing in front of their traditional Swedish farmhouse

 

Janet driving Goran's Britannia Pacific at Boras

More images of Live Steam in Sweden can be seen here


Oregon

A visit to the vineyards of the Willamette Valley for Janet's birthday in November

Erath Vineyard with Mount Hood in the center distance

 

The coast, north of Florence with Heceta lighthouse in the distance on the cliff.

 

The engines and wing of the Howard Hughes flying Boat "The Spruce Goose" at McMinnville

 

Crater Lake in late June


Colorado and Wyoming

September

 

Grand Teton National Park in late September

 

Durango and Silverton Railroad

More images from the Durango visit can be seen here 


 

Washington 

Hoh Rain Forest and Coast

This too is one of Janet's images

 

 

 

 

 

 

Klalock


New Career!

In October 2006, I joined the Union Pacific Railroad

 

In the yard at Hinkle, Oregon

 

Typical freight working on the Portland to Seattle run

 

Approaching the Tacoma "Narrows" 

 

Underside view of the new, under construction and "old" Narrows Bridge, west of Tacoma, Washington. Taken from the cab of a north-bound freight. working.

 

Crossing from BNSF to UP track-age north of Tacoma with Mount Rainer in the distance

 


Red Cross

Janet continues to manage the local Red Cross operation

Janet, standing far left of picture with some of her staff and volunteers


 

Elizabeth on Christmas Eve 2006

 

Janet,  New Years Eve 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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