Posts Tagged ‘desert’

Fish Mouth Cave

Native American ruin detail in the Fish Mouth Cave site along Comb Ridge in Utah

Sailing Stones on the Racetrack Playa

Two sailing rocks on the Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park appear to converge from opposite directions leaving a trail behind them.

White House Ruins, Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Buy this picture White House Ruins at Canyon De Chelly National Monument on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. The White House, named after the white plastered wall in the upper part of the structure, was occuppied by the Ancient Pueblans between AD 1100 and 1300. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com […]


Painted Desert Trading Post and Route 66

Buy this picture The abandoned Painted Desert Trading Post along a bypassed section of Route 66 in Arizona. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=2654 http://rick-pisio.artistwebsites.com/index.html Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Long Canyon

Buy this picture Long Canyon is a seven mile long stretch of road lying within the northern-most part of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. The road is part of the Burr Trail Road which stretches between the the Utah towns of Boulder and Bullfrog and is the only part of the 67 mile road […]

Guard Tower and Barbed Wire

Buy this picture On the west side of US 395, six miles south of Independence, California, stands a solitary guard tower. Guard Tower #8 was once one of eight guard towers that encircled the 6200 acre Manzanar Relocation Center located at the base of Mount Tyndall. At the start of the Second World War President […]


Death Valley’s Eureka Dunes

Landscape photo of the Eureka Dunes in Death Valley National Park

The Ghost of Route 66

Buy this picture Traces of an old roadbed and weathered telephone poles mark the path of Route 66 where it passed through the Petrified Forest in Eastern Arizona. Some sections of Route 66 have been buried by the Interstate, other sections have been converted to local use, and some have been left to be reclaimed […]

General Store in Gold Hill, Utah.

Buy this picture Goodwin Mercantile Building in the mining town of Gold Hill, Utah. The route of the Lincoln Highway’s Goodyear Cutoff passed through Gold Hill. When the Lincoln Highway was rerouted across the Great Salt Lake, and north through Wendover, Gold Hill was bypassed. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com […]


Abandoned Route 66 Motel and Neon n Newberry Springs, California.

Buy this picture Abandoned Hennings Motel along Route 66 in Newberry Springs, California. Prior to the construction of Interstate 40 Route 66 was the primary road through the Mojave Desert. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Route 66 Bridge Over Padre Canyon

Buy this picture Padre Canyon Bridge spans the Padre Canyon in Arizona, east of Flagstaff. Once part of the National Old Trails Highway, and later Route 66, it’s construction allowed vehicles to pass over Padre Canyon whose steep canyon walls were a major transportation obstacle on the relatively flat Arizona high desert since the days […]

Utah’s Coral Pink Sand Dunes

Buy this picture Sand dunes at Utah’s Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park near Kanab. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com


Pony Express Station in the Utah Desert

Buy this picture Simpson Springs Pony Express Station in Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Ore House Saloon

Buy this picture The Ore House Saloon in Ione, Nevada. Ione is a mining town in Western Nevada. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Charcoal Kilns in Death Valley National Park

Buy this picture Located in Death Valley National Park’s Wildrose Canyon the Wildrose Charcoal Kilns are considered to be the best surviving examples of such kilns in the western United States. The kilns were only used for a short time around 1878 to provide charcoal to power nearby smelters. There are 10 kilns at the […]


Death Valley Roadmaster

Buy this picture We came across the bullet hole riddled Buick while exploring the Eureka Mine, which is now within the boundaries of Death Valley National Park, and not far from the remains of the vandalized house of Pete Aguereberry in nearby Harrisburg. In 1905 when Shorty Harris and his greenhorn partner Pete Aguereberry discovered […]

Lincoln Highway in Utah’s Great Salt Lake Desert

Buy this picture A Pre-1918 alignment of the Lincoln Highway in Utah’s Great Salt Lake desert. 2013 marks the centennial of America’s first coast to coast highway, the Lincoln Highway. Many sections of the Lincoln Highway have been bypassed and replaced by modern highways and interstates but there are sections through Utah’s Great Salt Lake […]

Twin Arrows, Route 66, Arizona

Photo from Route 66 in Arizona


Nature & Wildlife Photography

Barbara Magnuson and Larry Kimball are wildlife and nature photographers based in Colorado with a large inventory of images for stock and fine art print sales.

Messages from the Past

A caption and photograph of a rock art panel pictograph found along the San Rafael Swell in Utah.

SED Images

Shawn Dechant brings you SED Images, professional travel & landscape images from around the world. Check out SED Images today!


Karoo, silence and space

A semi-desert in South Africa There is a semi-desert in South Africa, called the Karoo, where one can easily think that there is nothing but dry land and heat. The heat is what I’m struggling with when going to deserts, the heavy heat, almost paralyzing, just trying to keep breathing and then I wonder why […]