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Crushing & Stamping

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 19 July 2011 in Business & Industry.

The track is on the right, the crusher to the left and the stamps further to the left. In fact, the top of the stamps are the two rods at the end of the upper structure.

Joshua Tree National Park
Part of the Great American West series.

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

I like this deserted spot. A nice shot, with interesting industrial ruins

19 Jul 2011 5:16am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Tu as trouvé un trésor ! Je te souhaite une agréable jounée

19 Jul 2011 5:40am

PATRICK from miramas, France


19 Jul 2011 5:46am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Fascinating. Great shot with great elements and colors!

19 Jul 2011 6:01am

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

I like the contrast between man and nature made. Even after man has gone, the natural continues ^^

19 Jul 2011 6:33am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Lovely used to visit old mining camps and sites such as these when I lived up in White Pine County, Nevada.

19 Jul 2011 6:52am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Beautiful angle and colors Steve!I like

19 Jul 2011 7:21am

Veronique from Hautes-Pyrénées, France

surprised to see that all this material is still there ! thanks for the explanation

19 Jul 2011 8:21am

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

I really like the textures and lines here.

19 Jul 2011 9:11am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Magnificent angle on this fascinating machine - and I love your framing with the mountain of rock in the background.

19 Jul 2011 10:09am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent shot..

19 Jul 2011 10:14am

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

It almost feels surprising that they don't, or someone doesn't, keep this place going,
forever in the search for gold. Its really a romantic and beautiful link to the past.

19 Jul 2011 10:23am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A superb photo ! Very interesting and beautiful composition .

19 Jul 2011 10:41am

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Another beautiful image of 19th. century technology.

19 Jul 2011 11:34am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful textures and colours in this shot Steve! ;-)

19 Jul 2011 12:09pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

What a scene - love seeing this old metal and wood against the rugged landscape!

19 Jul 2011 1:54pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Nice contrast between the desert setting and this machinery. I like the massive look of the crusher. An effective picture.

19 Jul 2011 2:57pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Man, what an operation! Thanks again for these great images, are showing me how much I have really missed at that Park...more impetus to return ;-) Thanks again!

19 Jul 2011 3:13pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Last remnants of a golden age, splendid series. Good day.

19 Jul 2011 3:34pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Excellent shot! Nice framing, colours and light...

19 Jul 2011 4:15pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I like colors and textures of this old place

19 Jul 2011 6:12pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Really superb.

19 Jul 2011 6:18pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful wood and aluminum/tin textures along with the deserted earthy feel. Great shot.

19 Jul 2011 6:43pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

The vertical lines really stand out nicely in this natural landscape. I love the warm vermilion color of the wood.

19 Jul 2011 7:32pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


19 Jul 2011 9:49pm

marylou from Lier, Belgium

Amazing !this photo tells a whole story

19 Jul 2011 10:11pm

Dokmateo from Spain

I like the clarity of all your photos. Well detailed. Excellent Steve. Two thumbs up. What software are you using? =)

19 Jul 2011 11:25pm

@Dokmateo: Photoshop and the various On-One and Nik plug-ins. Once in a while, I use the Topaz plug-ins, also.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Nice architectural artifact Steve, I agree with Dokmateo's comment about your clarity and detail. Your photos and processing together are always a fine combination.

20 Jul 2011 12:57am

BBM from Sussex, United Kingdom

Still in really good shape ! :)

20 Jul 2011 4:24am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Great composition. Love the detail that comes through.

20 Jul 2011 4:29am