Somewhere in Butte Valley – Northeastern Nevada

Placed in the TOP TEN
Red In The Picture Challenge on Nature’s Reclamation


  1. Time Worn
  2. Speaking Photos
  3. Country Bumpkin
  4. 49ers With Wheels


Thank you, Jean!

Canon 350D EOS
Tamron 55-200mm

Great Basin Life exists … between … high desert expanses and majestic mountain wilderness.

Daily, I watch the winds of change sweeping away what remains of our western culture and heritage, and the land that has produced them.

My mission is to preserve as much as I can, of that which will soon vanish, through my photography.

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  • Ginger  Barritt
    Ginger Barrittalmost 6 years ago

    Is that……bullet holes? Great find…what a scene behind it!!!

  • Yes, Ginger, those are bullet holes.
    Thanks for commenting.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • arvyart
    arvyartalmost 6 years ago

    Lost forever. I see. It is a cowboy toy now.

  • Now, it is a landmark, and a monument to the decadent vandalism of the 1970’s.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • doubleheader
    doubleheaderalmost 5 years ago

    Some people will shoot at anything..Great image Arla.. nicely done my friend…Bill

  • Most of us shoot with cameras, nowadays.
    Thanks, Bill!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 5 years ago

    Ground transportation vehicles built prior to and including 1949
    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Lynn Bawden
    Lynn Bawdenalmost 5 years ago

    I hate to see beautiful old cars rusting away like this but at least its in scenery is beautiful. Very nice, Arla~Lynn

  • Thanks, Lynn! Yes, this would be such an incredible vehicle. I don’t know why people used to think they had to fill everything full of holes.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 5 years ago

    Congratulations!!! You have been featured in 49er With Wheels group.

    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Thanks very much, C&C!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Lynn Bawden
    Lynn Bawdenalmost 5 years ago

    I never understood that either

  • Appel
    Appelalmost 5 years ago

    Hey, we’ve been featured together!!! I went to look at all the features and there was a certain vehicle there that I recognized! Congratulations! :-D

  • How cool is THAT! :D

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Stuart Baxter
    Stuart Baxterover 4 years ago

    wow…great find and shot….

  • Thank you, Stuart!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Brandon Taylor
    Brandon Tayloralmost 4 years ago

    i always’ remember the christmas story saying “you’ll shoot your eye out” when i see cars with bullet holes in them. nice car shot

  • Thank ou, Brandon!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

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