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M-Line Trolley 754 "Betty" at Flora Street in Dallas

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M-Line trolley 754, nicknamed "Betty," waits for the signal to cross Flora Street, and head north on North Olive Street in the Art District area of Dallas, TX. The trolley line is free to ride, and runs through the Pearl/Arts District, Uptown, and West Village areas.
Photo taken: May 2, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

DART Orange Line train at Thanks-Giving Square - May 2017

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A DART Orange Line train, lead by light rail vehicle 169, rolls past Thanks-Giving Square in downtown Dallas. The trains next stop will be Akard Station.
Photograph taken: May 2, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

DART Red Line Train and a car - Pearl/Arts District Station

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A DART Red Line train, lead by light rail vehicle 199, is sitting next to a vehicle at the Pearl/Arts District Station, while both vehicles wait for the signal to cross Pearl Street. The Pearl/Arts District Station sits on the northeastern edge of downtown Dallas. As well as the Red Line, DART's Blue Line, Green Line, and Orange Line trains also serve this station.


Photo taken: May 2, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

DART trains passing at Akard Station in Dallas - May 2017

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Two DART light rail trains are passing at Akard Station in downtown Dallas. This photograph's view is looking southward from Thanks-Giving Square.
Photo taken: May 2, 2017. Dallas, Texas.

A DART Red Line train at the Pearl/Arts District Station

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DART light rail vehicle 191 leads a Red Line train out of the Pearl/Arts District Station that is destined for the LBJ Central station.
Photo taken: May 2, 2017. Dallas, Texas.

A lightning bolt arcs out across the Nebraska sky

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With rain falling in the distance, a lightning bolt arcs through the stormy Nebraska sky above US 136. This storm put on an amazing display of lightning.
Photo taken: April 29, 2010. Filley, Nebraska.

Storm clouds are gathering over Union, NE

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While on a road trip in Nebraska and Kansas, my friends and I witnessed this storm beginning to form over the area we were in. The storm eventually formed into quite a fierce one, with lots of lightning, rain, wind, and even a tornado, per reports we saw on the news later. We were able to capture quite a few images of the lightning show that occurred later when we were near Filley, Nebraska.
Photo taken: April 29, 2010. Union, Nebraska. Photo © Tom Gatermann

Highlighted grass - Marais Des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge

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Blades of grass are highlighted against a dark background of trees in the Marais Des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge in the state of Kansas. Per the U.S. Fish & Wildlife's website for the refuge, the refuge covers 7,500 acres and was formed to protect and restore bottomland hardwood forests.

Photograph taken: April 3, 2010, at the Marais Des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge (north of Pleasanton, Kansas).

A Lightning Discharge Reaches The Ground In Tecumseh, NE

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A lightning bold strikes arcs between the sky and ground near Tecumseh, Nebraska. This storm became a rather fierce one, with the lighting becoming frequent.

April 29, 2010. Tecumseh, Nebraska.

Telephone Poles and Power Lines Standing Tall Under A Stormy Nebraska Sky

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Telephone poles and wires stand against an approaching storm, near the town of Tecumseh, Nebraska. This storm ended up being a violent one. There were multiple tornadoes, and the strong rains made driving a bit scary at times. While my friends and I didn't actually witness any tornadoes, we later saw on the news one skimmed the outskirts of a town as we drove through the town. 
Photo taken: April 29, 2010. Tecumseh, Nebraska. Photo © Tom Gatermann

A frog peeking out from a pond

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A frog peeks out, while basking in the cool water of a pond, on a warm spring day.
Photo taken: April 4, 2010. Belton, Missouri.

A DART train under a large Apple banner in Dallas - May 2017

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With a large iPhone advertisement in the background, a DART Blue Line light rail train leaves the Pearl/Arts District Station on the northeastern edge of downtown Dallas. This was the second large tech company advertisement sign that I saw in Dallas. Further in to the core of downtown Dallas, along this transit line, there is a banner for Amazon that fills the entire side of a large building.
Photograph taken: May 2, 2017. Dallas, Texas.

DPP Tram 8332 is waiting near the Malostranská Tram Stop

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A Dopravní podnik hlavního města Prahy (Prague Public Transport Company) tram, number 8332, sits at the intersection on the west side of Mánesův most (Mánes Bridge), near the Malostranská tram stop/station. The tram is a Tatra T3R.P type.
Photograph taken: April 29, 2015, at Prague, Czechia.

Vertigo? - Part II - Looking down from the top of Hoover Dam

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Looking down from the top of Hoover Dam, on the Nevada side near the visitors center.
Photo taken: August 18, 2010. Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada.

A panoramic view looking across Lake Las Vegas - Aug. 2010

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Lake Las Vegas - Henderson, NV

This is a multi-image panorama that was stitched together in Photoshop. The view is looking across Lake Las Vegas. I took these images while driving from Las Vegas to Hoover Dam.

Photograph taken: August 18, 2010. Henderson, Nevada.

Intake towers at Hoover Dam on the Arizona side

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Seen in this photograph are two of the four large intake towers at Hoover Dam. These two towers are on the Arizona side of the dam, while the other two are on the Nevada side of the dam. The intake towers draw water into the dam to provide energy to turn the electrical turbines in the dam's power plant. After powering the turbines, the water is released at the base of the dam.
August 18, 2010. Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreational Area.

Lake Mead from the top of Hoover Dam - August 2010

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Looking out at Lake Mead on the Colorado River, from the top of Hoover Dam. Lake Mead was at a much lower water level than it had been in years past, as can be seen from the higher water level mark in this photograph. The line across the river is a barrier marking the point that water craft are not allowed to go past.
Photo taken: August 18, 2010, at Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Danger Keep Off Wall at Hoover Dam - August 2010

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A very important warning on the ledge at the top of Hoover Dam. You can lean over an look down the dam from the walkway at the top, but don't lean too far.
Photo taken: August 18, 2010. Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Power line towers on the edge at Hoover Dam - August 2010

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Power line towers on the edge at Hoover Dam
Power line towers stand on the edge and top of the canyon surrounding Hoover Dam, on the Arizona side. This view is looking out from the top of the dam's walkway.
Photo taken: August 18, 2010. Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

DART Orange Line train on Bryan Street in Dallas - May 2017

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After having just left St. Paul Station, a DART Orange Line train rolls down Bryan Street (away from the camera) in downtown Dallas. Between the Pearl/Arts District station and the West End station, DART's Blue Line, Green Line, Orange Line, and Red Line trains use this trackage.

Photograph taken: May 1, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

M-Line Trolley 754 at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas - May 2017

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M-Line Trolley 754 rolls through Klyde Warren Park, near downtown Dallas, TX. The trolley line is free to ride and runs through a number of areas in Dallas, including the Pearl/Arts District, Uptown, and West Village areas.
Photograph taken: May 1, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

Caesars Palace in Las Vegas - August 2010

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A view of Caesars Palace casino in Las Vegas.
Photograph taken: August 17, 2010, at Las Vegas, Nevada.

Trumpeting Angel at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas - Aug. 2010

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A statue of an angel playing the trumpet at Caesars Palace, in Las Vagas.
Photograph taken: August 17, 2010, at Las Vegas, Nevada.

DART Trains at Cancer Survivors Plaza in Dallas - May 2017

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Blue Line and Red Line DART trains pass each other in front of the entrance to the Cancer Survivors Plaza. The plaza is located at the corner of Bryan Street and Pearl Street. The two trains are arriving and leaving the Pearl/Arts District station.

Photograph taken: May 1, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

Matilda - An M Line Trolley in Dallas - May 2017

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The M Line trolley "Matilda" comes out from under Harwood Center, at Federal Street and North Harwood Street.

Photo taken: May 1, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

Red fabric on a couch at a Starbucks in Dallas - May 2017

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Vibrant red frabric on a couch at a Starbucks in downtown Dallas.
Photograph taken: May 1, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

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