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Until about four years ago, this truck was a working piece of equipment at the local quarry. It probably still would be, if the owner were still living, and the quarry operating.

UPDATE: This old workhorse was sent to the scrapper, summer of 2012. Another old “landmark” gone forever.

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Northern Steptoe Valley – Eastern Nevada

Hay Hauler

The WorkHorse

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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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  • David  Hibberd
    David Hibberdover 5 years ago

    The contrast of man and nature, excellent job Arla

  • Thank you, David!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Ellen  Price - Greenwald
    Ellen Price -...over 5 years ago

    Nice capture…Arla!!

  • Thanks, Ellen!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • ozzzywoman
    ozzzywomanover 5 years ago

    very nice work.

  • Thank you very much!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • John  Kowalski
    John Kowalskiover 5 years ago

    Fantastic pic Arla, beautiful composition.

  • Thank you, John!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • arvyart
    arvyartover 5 years ago

    Well done, Arla!

  • Thanks, Arvy!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Oncemore
    Oncemoreover 5 years ago

    Nicely done:)

  • Thank you, Vanessa!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromover 5 years ago

    Awesome shot and great color contrasts!

  • Thank you, Susan!

    It had snowed a little bit, yesterday afternoon, so everything was wet and shiny … brought up the colors quite nicely, I thought.

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • BigD
    BigDover 5 years ago

    Congratulations you have been featured in Rural Around The Globe.

  • Thanks very much, Big D!!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • joyousmoon
    joyousmoonover 5 years ago

    Beautiful work! Congratulations on your feature!

  • Thank you, Pamela! I appreciate it!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Danny  Cross
    Danny Crossover 5 years ago

    I would love to own a truck like that!!

  • It is probably for sale … ;)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

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