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Past and Future

Past and Future

West Texas

There's a desolate stretch of road in West Texas between Post and Abilene that used to have hundreds of oil wells pumping non-stop. Over the years, many of the pumps have stopped and been removed. There are still plenty of active ones, though, including this one. Now, there are also hundreds of windmills, along miles and miles of the ridge, which provide electric power.

Sony DSLR-A100 ,Minolta 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6 AF
1/1000s f/5.6 at 135.0mm iso100 full exif

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Bob Floyd03-Jan-2007 20:55
Well seen and done. I too like the juxtaposition of the old and new. Excellent work, sir. V.
Char28-Dec-2006 00:33
Excellent shot! GMV
B 27-Dec-2006 18:08
I love this shot. The hope and the nestaglia in it really get to me.
Johnny JAG27-Dec-2006 16:01
Well spotted.
J. Scott Coile27-Dec-2006 14:02
Excellent juxtaposition.
TimA27-Dec-2006 09:38
Great idea Scott - well done!
Winter2727-Dec-2006 05:29
I like this shot, very much. Love the clouds and the light in the foreground of the grasses.
Gary Winters27-Dec-2006 05:17
Cool juxtaposition!