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The Alamo
28-NOV-2016

The Alamo

After touring the historic Washington monuments display and the NPS tribute, we (or more correctly, I) decided to also see the model train exhibit, which in reality was a series of re-creations of iconic national parks and sites in the National Register of Historic Places, all made from plants and other natural materials, with some model trains running through, around or above them. I must add that this exhibit was staged in a darkened gallery, and the lighting was in very unusual colors.

The Alamo National Historic Landmark, in Texas.

Earth-Lodge Dwellings, posted earlier:

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Julie Oldfield13-Dec-2016 03:14
This is superb! V
Nora van Beek09-Dec-2016 13:33
Nicely composed image! V
Gill Kopy09-Dec-2016 02:06
Love the setting for this landmark - plus the cool building. This exhibit must cover a large area !!! V
Julie Oldfield09-Dec-2016 01:39
Gorgeous detail. V
globalgadabout08-Dec-2016 22:42
the spiky leaves hint at the edginess of this renowned location....top POV here...
carabias08-Dec-2016 22:20
Beautiful picture of this historic place! V
Martin Lamoon08-Dec-2016 22:14
History remembered!
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Jim Coffman08-Dec-2016 21:58
Simply amazing.. Nicely captured, Helen...