The old livery stable at the historic ghost town, Cherry Creek, NV – USA
Built c. 1870-1890

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Canon 350D
Canon 18/55mm
Corel PhotoImpact x3

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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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  • Ken McElroy
    Ken McElroyover 5 years ago

    Another image that shows your vision; the many interesting variations that different qualities of light can bring to a worthy subject. Colors and texture push this far beyond the “usual”.

  • Why, thank you, Ken! I greatly appreciate the compliment!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Mary Ann Reilly
    Mary Ann Reillyover 5 years ago

    extraordinary light here and comp. a beauty.

  • Thanks so much, Mary Ann. Your comment means a lot!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromover 5 years ago

    Here is another feature for sure…awesome work Arla!!!

  • Thank you, Susan. I was lucky to catch the light, that day. ;)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 5 years ago

    A fav for sure,
    stunning image captures the mood beautifully Arla:)

  • Thanks, Tina! I truly appreciate!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Oncemore
    Oncemoreover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous work….so beautiful

  • Thanks so much, Vanessa!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Kasey Cline
    Kasey Clineover 5 years ago

  • Wow! Thank you very much, Kasey!!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • RichardKlos
    RichardKlosover 5 years ago

    Congratulations on your featured work.

  • Thanks so much, Richard! I appreciate it!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 5 years ago


  • Thanks very much, Antanas! Your comments mean a lot to me.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Appel
    Appelover 5 years ago

    I love this one! The lighting is just perfect!!!

  • Thank you, Anne …. lucky timing on my part. :D

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Arla M. Ruggles
    Arla M. Rugglesover 5 years ago

    Yee haw! Featured on Wild West

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