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Posts tagged “Route 93

tired …

36338475135_0e56e6c7fd_ban old pickup along Route 93 in Nevada, USA, near a once-upon-a-time Pony Express station …


emptiness …

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… at a defunct bar and motel at the site of a former Pony Express station along Route 93 between Ely and Wells, Nevada.


no gas …

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… on Route 93, halfway between Ely and Wells, Nevada.


outpost …

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… along Route 93 in northeastern Nevada at a former Pony Express station.


the storm …

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Sometimes when you’re driving in the West, you see a thunderstorm. It’s far off, still nascent, an indistinct dark smudge on the horizon perhaps a hundred miles away.

In the East, you don’t see a storm so far ahead. That’s because you can’t see the fullness of the storm until it’s literally over your head. In the East, the sky is smaller — topography, tall buildings, and trees obscure the horizon.

In the West, you keep driving toward that still-small gray mass. You look to the side through the driver’s window and see blue sky dotted with puffy cumulus clouds. You look out the passenger window; you see the same pastoral placidity. There’s psychological comfort in those little white pearls floating in the blue sky beside you. But in front of you?

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towering …

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… over Wilkins, Nevada, off Route 93.


open range …

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… on Route 93 south of Wells, Nevada.


wired …

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Route 93 about half way between Wells and Ely, Nevada …


desolation …


… along Route 93 north of Wilkins, Nevada.


nowhere …


… looking west of Route 93 between Contact and Wilkins, Nevada.


Contact, Nevada …


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repetition … repetition …


“Repetition” as a title, you ask? Hmmmm …
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