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Kentucky

In Focus By On December 19, 2019

Gingerbread Houses

Victorian-era (“gingerbread”) adornments are one of my favorite architectural highlights of any building, transforming otherwise dull designs into lavish representations.

In Focus By On February 11, 2018

Suicide at Young’s High Bridge

Several years ago, I hiked to the east abutment of the abandoned Young’s High Bridge in central Kentucky to photograph the sunset and blue hour. Little did I know that I was about to witness a suicide—or did I?

Other By On February 8, 2018

Mud Lick, Kentucky

Do we have any X-Files fans on here? You can guess my excitement when I found out when the episode Kitten was centered around Mud Lick, Kentucky.

Explorations By On December 31, 2016

Top 35 Photos of 2016

The end of 2016 is fast approaching with over 9,000 photographs snapped, 35,000 miles traveled, and 200 new locations explored and documented. Here are the top 35 images of 2016.

Explorations By On June 10, 2016

Raceland

Growing up in Raceland, Kentucky, I knew some of the significance behind the town’s name. It was named for the “Million Dollar Oval,” a horse racing track.

Explorations By On February 27, 2015

The “Ghost Ship”

Dubbed the “ghost ship” by kayakers and explorers for years, the USS Sachem and USS Phenakite stand abandoned on a small creek just yards from the Ohio River in northern Kentucky. The story behind this unassuming vessel fascinated me, given its historical importance, it remains forgotten.

In Focus By On February 4, 2015

James Duke’s Residence

The James K. Duke House is a circa 1792 11-room brick antebellum and the site was notable for its duels and its connection to early horse racing in the United States.

In Focus By On January 16, 2015

The Decline of Shopping Malls

The American retail landscape is changing. The love affair with the enclosed shopping center peaked about a decade ago and has been waning as consumers seek out revitalized urban centers and mixed-use retail, office and residential developments.

Explorations By On December 19, 2014

Exploring the CNO&TP Tunnels

The Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railway (CNO&TP) feature 27 tunnels in Kentucky and Tennessee, many of which stand abandoned after they were bypassed. I set out to explore four of them.

Explorations By On December 1, 2014

Olympia, Kentucky

Olympia, a small wayside community of several dozen people in eastern Kentucky, has a fascinating history as over a span of ten minutes on March 3, 1876, red meat rained down.

Explorations By On November 12, 2014

On Set

Several weeks ago, while being filmed for a segment for Kentucky Life, I took the opportunity to walk around Old Crow Distillery.