Archive for the Water Category

Hoover – Dam Arizona/Nevada

Posted in Arizona, Colorado River, Dam, Harley-Davidson, Hoover Dam, Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Nevada, Water on December 5, 2017 by DRF

Here’s a few photos of my ride to the Hoover Dam.  Located along the Colorado River on the border between Arizona and Nevada.








The two photos below of a painting on the side of a building North of Kingman, AZ along highway 93.



When I saw this painting, I just had to stop and take a couple photos!

Misc Photos Somewhere Between Washington and Arizona

Posted in Antiques, Arizona, Betty Boop, Cabin, Camping, Clouds, Fish, Fish Hatchery, Harley-Davidson, Harley-Davidson Dealer Poker Chips, Harley-Davidson Dealers, Motorcycle, Motorcycles, National Parks, Poker Chips, Rain, Thunder Storm, Trout, Washington, Water, Yellowstone National Park on October 21, 2017 by DRF

Heres a random sampling of photos taken on my way back home from WA to AZ.  A trout fish hatchery, a motel in a small town, lake photos, motorcycle parking at a cabin in WA, fire pit, fishing dock, bike wash, a small geyser in Yellowstone, Betty Boop in the middle of nowhere!, an antique/junk store, a rain storm ahead I decided to wait on and Harley-Davidson dealer poker chips I picked up along the way.DSC03080


Glacier National Park, Montana

Posted in Boat, Flowers, Harley-Davidson, Lakes, Lodge, Montana, Motel, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Mountains, National Parks, Tunnel, Water, Water Fall on October 19, 2017 by DRF


Here’s a few photos on our ride through Glacier National Park, Montana.



This was my first trip here to the park.  It was very impressive.  We didn’t stray off the road much due to time constraints.  If you really want to get the most out of your visit, you’ll need a few days to get off the paved roads and take some hikes up to the glaciers, lakes etc.

Wild Game on the Menu! and a 180′ Tall Bridge

Posted in Bridge, Bridges, Motorcycles, Scenic View, Washington, Water on October 1, 2017 by DRF


We stopped here at the “Buffalo Run Restaurant” here in Marblemount, WA.  Along State Route 20.


They had quite selection here on the menu!  I wasn’t feeling very adventurous, so I just got the Angus Burger.  I was told the Alligator Burger was White Meat.


Deception Pass Bridge along State Route 20.  Construction started in 1934 and ended in 1935.  It sure has been here a long time.  Located in North Whidbey, Oak Harbor, WA 98227.  The bridge is 1487 feet long and only 24 feet wide.  Just enough for two vehicles to pass.



A view from the bridge.  It’s a 180 feet to the bottom.


Another view from the bridge. It was quite a nice view.

A Ferry Boat Ride across Puget Sound, WA.

Posted in Boats, Ferry Boat, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, River, Washington, Water on September 30, 2017 by DRF


Getting ready to board a ferry boat in Mukileto, WA.


All loaded up with a few other motorcycles.


The ride across Puget Sound didn’t take very long.


I’m enjoying the ride on a nice and cool sunny day.


Arriving in Clinton, WA.


Front row seat on the front of the ferry.  We’ll be heading East now through Washington.

Northern California and Southern Oregon – A Few Photos

Posted in Beach, Boat, California, Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Pacific Ocean, Railroad Track, Ship, Ships, Trees, Water, Wood Chips on September 24, 2017 by DRF

On my way from Northern CA to OR.  I didn’t take many photos this day, just a few.


I don’t remember exactly where I was when I took this photo, somewhere in Northern California getting close to the Oregon Border.  I remember it went from hot to nice and cool riding through here with the shade from the trees.


Along Highway 101 in Southern Oregon.


Along Highway 101 in Southern Oregon.


Another nice view of the Pacific Ocean along Highway 101 in Oregon.  (I really should keep notes of exactly where I take my photos!).


This was taken in Coos Bay, Oregon just South of North Bend, Oregon.  It’s a ship from China taking on a load of wood chips.


I was told me these wood chips were being taken to China to be turned in to paper.


Looking North along a railroad track by the Chinese ship.  Heading North towards Washington now.

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge

Posted in Boats, Bridge, California, Clouds, Fog, Golden Gate Bridge, Hwy 101, Jetty, Motorcycle, Motorcycle Rides, Motorcycles, Pacific Ocean, San Francisco, U. S. Coast Guard, Water on September 20, 2017 by DRF

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge.  It was an adventure riding over it on my motorcycle.  It was so windy I couldn’t hold a straight line.  I must say it was a little nerve racking to say the least!


A view from the North side of the bridge on the East side looking South


Another view with a jetty and a few boats below the bridge


Another view with a few of the jetty and a few boats


U.S. Coast Guard boats


A closer view of some U.S. Coast Guard boats


This was taken on the North side of the bridge on the West side looking down.  By the time I got up here, I was only able to get a glimpse of the bridge for a few seconds due to the clouds/fog.  It was very windy day.


It was a pretty nice day here in San Francisco.  Too bad the bridge got fogged in when I went up the hill to try and get a photo looking down.

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