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Over the past few summers I have tackled the National Road, the Oregon Trail, and I've motorcycled to the Arctic Circle (Yukon) and Alaska. In the summer of 2013 I tackled Illinois Route 1. Starting on the south side of Chicago, Illinois 1 is the longest state highway, meandering south until it ends in Cave In Rock, Illinois, on the banks of the Ohio River. Once again, I operated with the assistance of Verizon Wireless, using an Apple iPhone and Nokia Lumia 928 to make all photographs.

Reed close-up

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: General posts | No Comments »
Reed Headstone by b.poulter
Reed Headstone, a photo by b.poulter on Flickr.

The headstone for Betsey Reed, the first and only woman to be hanged in Illinois, is located in a small cemetery in rural Montgomery Township near Heathsville, Ill.
(taken with a Nokia Lumia 928)



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