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Nov 25, 2021 10:58:58   #
Manglesphoto Loc: 70 miles south of St.Louis
 
Go to Elephant Rocks State park that is!
In search of the feature of Jim Quist's Reflection Abstract

The first four images where shot yesterday morning lousy weather, winds so high I was expecting the rocks to start moving!!
The last three images are from this morning, weather better, but getting colder, heavy overcast which its good
Tree growing around a big piece of granite
Tree growing around a big piece of granite...
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Lizzy is a hard old gal!
Lizzy is a hard old gal!...
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35ft to the water, 45 feet more to the bottom. Stones from this Quarry were use to pave some of the streets in downtown St.Louis and in city buildings.
35ft to the water, 45 feet more to the bottom. Sto...
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"Feathers" and Wedge, used for splitting the granite, apparently theses didn't get the job done
"Feathers" and Wedge, used for splitting the grani...
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I found it Jim
I found it Jim...
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Nov 25, 2021 11:06:53   #
Bull Schmidt
 
any fish in the water looks like a great fishing hole for little kids

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Nov 25, 2021 11:24:09   #
Architect1776 Loc: In my mind
 
Manglesphoto wrote:
Go to Elephant Rocks State park that is!
In search of the feature of Jim Quist's Reflection Abstract

The first four images where shot yesterday morning lousy weather, winds so high I was expecting the rocks to start moving!!
The last three images are from this morning, weather better, but getting colder, heavy overcast which its good



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Nov 25, 2021 11:32:11   #
Manglesphoto Loc: 70 miles south of St.Louis
 
Bull Schmidt wrote:
any fish in the water looks like a great fishing hole for little kids


No fish, these are quarries and no really safe place to fish from

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Nov 25, 2021 11:33:02   #
Manglesphoto Loc: 70 miles south of St.Louis
 
Architect1776 wrote:


Thank you Architect

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Nov 25, 2021 11:33:45   #
UTMike Loc: South Jordan, UT
 
Wonderful set, Frank. You always do well in these low light situations. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

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Nov 25, 2021 11:34:16   #
quixdraw Loc: American Free States -- Montana
 
Can't resist - good photos, interesting narration, A "Quist-ian" thing to do.

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Nov 25, 2021 11:49:55   #
Manglesphoto Loc: 70 miles south of St.Louis
 
UTMike wrote:
Wonderful set, Frank. You always do well in these low light situations. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.


Thank you very much Mike
Same to you and yours

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Nov 25, 2021 11:50:40   #
Manglesphoto Loc: 70 miles south of St.Louis
 
quixdraw wrote:
Can't resist - good photos, interesting narration, A "Quist-ian" thing to do.


Thank you very much quixdraw

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Nov 25, 2021 12:09:48   #
flip1948 Loc: Hamden, CT
 
Looks like some nice small crystals in the "wedge" shot...quartz and perhaps some black tourmaline.

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Nov 25, 2021 12:37:51   #
jim quist Loc: Missouri
 
Congratulations. But did you find the little path I took to get the view I had?

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Nov 25, 2021 12:38:39   #
Curmudgeon Loc: SE Arizona
 
Beautiful set, I like them all

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Nov 25, 2021 12:52:09   #
Manglesphoto Loc: 70 miles south of St.Louis
 
jim quist wrote:
Congratulations. But did you find the little path I took to get the view I had?


Yes, but it was too damn slick to walk this morning, rained most of last night.
It's been probably 15 years since I had last been to that part of the park.

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Nov 25, 2021 12:53:41   #
Manglesphoto Loc: 70 miles south of St.Louis
 
flip1948 wrote:
Looks like some nice small crystals in the "wedge" shot...quartz and perhaps some black tourmaline.


Yep sure does

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Nov 25, 2021 12:54:06   #
Manglesphoto Loc: 70 miles south of St.Louis
 
Curmudgeon wrote:
Beautiful set, I like them all


Thank you very much Jack

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