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40 Million Dollar Mile

40 Million Dollar Mile

The section of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon was one of the last pieces of the interstate highway system completed. Coming in at 40 times the average cost per mile of the interstate system, this project tried to juggle transportation, safety, recreational and environmental impact. mcdewey

Tunnel District

Tunnel District

The train route through Colorado has 43 tunnels. 33 of them are in the Tunnel District before the Continental Divide. Taking pictures in here is difficult because the views are almost straight up. The weather also changes dramatically as we move through here. From sunny to snowing at a moments notice. mcdewey

Somewhere In Nevada

Somewhere In Nevada

Stunning landscapes in Nevada. I forbidding place to be walking I suspect. I recommend everyone drive across the country at least once in their life. The USA is a huge, beautiful place. Note to friends on Facebook – many of the posts have multiple pictures. You need to go to follow the link to see all of them. Peddle to the metal, hope I don’t run out of luck. Rolling down that highway until the break of dawn … (Kudos,…

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Boulder Canyon Activity

Boulder Canyon Activity

Boulder Canyon is a narrow defile through the foothills west of the city of Boulder. The Boulder Creek runs through here but has mostly been tamed by Barker Dam and the top of the valley. This picture shows how dry the winter has been. Nine of Waldo’s friends are in this picture. mcdewey