This 100 plus year old steam engine irrigation pump is on display in the Big Bend National Park. It was used to pump water from the Rio Grande River to irrigate cotton fields in the very early 20th century. I took this photo with my Canon EOS 6D camera and a 24-105 mm Canon L lens.

Featured in Time Worn – February 2014

Featured in Old Things Are vintage – February 2014

Bob Kelch is a retired pediatrician and health care administrator who now has the time he wants to devote to his passion, photography. He lives near the Lake Michigan shore in South Haven, Michigan.

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  • lorilee
    lorilee10 months ago

    A wonderful capture . . . NEAT!!

  • Thanks. You’re always so nice and encouraging.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • John Velocci
    John Velocci10 months ago

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhard10 months ago

    Congrats on your feature!

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  • Thank you. This is great news.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • hootonles
    hootonles10 months ago

    A fantastic image well captured

  • Thanks

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • McGaffus
    McGaffus10 months ago

  • Thank you. This is great news.

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

  • Martha Sherman
    Martha Sherman10 months ago

    Great work on a great find!

  • Thank you

    – Robert Kelch, M.D.

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