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Star Cups

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Star Cups
Starbucks Salem, Massachusetts

Thursday Challenge is a weekly thematic collaboration of photo bloggers. This week's challenge is "beverage." For many more photos based on this theme, click here for Thursday Challenge.

#Station #Art

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Station Art
MBTA Commuter Rail Station
Salem, Massachusetts

This might be difficult to discern but molded into the concrete walls of each deck of the parking garage are the driving wheels, driving rods and pistons of an old time steam engine. Massachusetts requires that some from of art is designed into every new state construction. A round house and turntable once sat on this site before it became a commuter rail station. It's difficult to get a head on shot of this as there are trees directly across the tracks from the station.

Foggy Shadows

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Foggy Shadows
MBTA Commuter Rail Station
Salem, Massachusetts

Posted for Shadow Shot Sunday 2

12 Pics of Christmas #12 - Snow Roses

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Snow Roses Essex Street, Salem, Massachusetts


Tall Tea

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Tall Tea
Starbucks
Salem, Massachusetts

This was posted for Thursday Challenge, a weekly thematic collaboration of photo bloggers. This week's challenge is "beverage." For many more photos with this theme, click here.

12 Pics of Christmas #11 - Bewitched Christmas

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Bewitched Christmas
Salem, Massachusetts


12 Pics of Christmas #10 - Nahant Coast Guard Station

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Nahant Coast Guard Station
Nahant, Massachusetts


12 Pics of Christmas #9 - Hospital Point Lighthouse

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Hospital Point Range Light
Beverly, Massachusetts


12 Pics of Christmas #8 - Winter Island Lighthouse

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Fort Pickering Lighthouse Winter Island Salem, Massachusetts


12 Pics of Christmas #7 - Brookwood Home

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Brookwood Home for Women Derby St. Salem, Massachusetts


Canopy Shadows

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Canopy Shadows
MBTA Commuter Rail Station
Salem, Massachusetts

Posted for Shadow Shot Sunday 2

12 Pics of Christmas #6 - Around the Christmas Tree

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Around the Christmas Tree
Salisbury, Massachusetts

This week's Sepia Saturday prompt features a child ready to blow out a candle on a Christmas tree. This is a photo and my sister Laurie and myself circa 1965. My mother always had to have a photo of us in front of the tree each year. This must have been Christmas Sunday as I have my red blazer only worn on Sundays. I loved the color red.

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12 Pics of Christmas #5 - Brick Wreath

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Brick Wreath Salem Post Office Salem, Massachusetts


12 Pics of Christmas #4 - Snowy Library

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Snowy Library Boston Public Library Boston, Massachusetts

Pellucid Projector

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Pellucid Projector
Chocolate and Ice Festival
Salem, Massachusetts

The Chocolate and Ice Festival is a yearly celebration here in Salem. Among other events it features many ice sculptures. This is posted for Thursday Challenge which is a weekly thematic collaboration of bloggers. This week's Thursday Challenge is "glass." For many more photos on this theme click here for Thursday Challenge.

12 Pics of Christmas #3 - White Wreath

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White Wreath
Salem Armory
Salem, Massachusetts


12 Pics of Christmas #2 - Tree Zoom

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Tree Zoom Salem, Massachusetts


12 Pics of Christmas #1 - Santa Scooter

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Santa Scooter Salem, Massachusetts

Atrium Shadows

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Atrium Shadows
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, Massachusetts

Posted for Shadow Shot Sunday 2

Great Uncle Sam

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In keeping with the Sepia Saturday prompt, pictured is the "thermometer" from a WWI Salem Red Cross Fund Drive. Uncle Sam is standing above the portal to the Boston & Maine Railroad tunnel that runs under Washington Street. Behind Uncle Sam is a switch tower archway to control the trains running on a single track under the city. In the background is the gothic style former passenger station. Trains would enter through the archway into a covered "shed" station. That station is since been demolished and has had three incarnations. The latest is an "intermodal" station with parking garage completed in 2015, is pictured below.

Posted for Sepia Saturday a weekly blog based on a "prompt" traditionally using, but not necessarily sepia or older photos. Click here for more fine "sepia" blog posts.

White Wreath

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White Wreath
Salem Armory
Salem, Massachusetts

Rail Station Shadows

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Rail Station Shadow
Salem MBTA Commuter Rail Station
Salem, Massachusetts

Posted for Shadow Shot Sunday 2

Wild Water

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Wild Water
Castle Rock
Marblehead Neck, Massachusetts

Thursday Challenge is a weekly thematic collaboration of photo bloggers. This week's challenge is "powerful." For many more photos on this theme click here for Thursday Challenge.