Between rains, the Heritage Flight Museum hosted an amazing Fly Day Saturday, September 19. Among photos I collected on that afternoon was this fly-by shot of a vintage aircraft named “Hog Wild Gunner.”
Sheep at rest in a field at Beach View Farm Trail near Oak Harbor. Grazing cattle are separated by an electric fence. This photo was taken from a walking path through a working farm, part of the Whidbey Camano Land Trust. The farm is owned by Ryan Fakkema & Sons.
Oh, what a day! Skagit County’s Heritage Flight Museum team closed the 2021 season in style Saturday, September 18 with vintage aircraft flight demonstrations set against blue skies and massive cumulus clouds. Demonstrations ranged from single ship fighter to a 4-plane formation of T-6s, including a “missing man” formation. There were also static displays and […]
Work continues on the gas station and convenience store near Lake Campbell, south of Anacortes on Highway 20. Developer is the Samish Indian Nation. The tribe has a business unit called “Samcor,” the mission of which is to “promote the viability of the Samish Indian Nation into the future through progressive diversified tribal and individual […]
Cruise ship American Constellation positions for fuel at Port of Anacortes Curtis Wharf. On hand this morning to supply fuel for the ship were two trucks from Reisner Distributor, Inc. of Anacortes. Also injecting some “fuel” into the local economy will be the cruise ship passengers who spend some time in the city’s commercial district. […]
This historic barn on North Whidbey literally provides a “look back” as construction and interior elements are visible from a public trail. Note stone foundation and outbuilding. The farm dates back to the 1900s. Not sure of the barn. Old Fakkema Dairy farm, now a working farm operating under the umbrella of the Whidbey Camano […]
We went to Cashmere in 2015 looking for aplets and cotlets — and were surprised to discover this amazing memorial at a riverside park. “The Spirit of America Memorial is an interactive and educational tribute, honoring both the victims and those who risked their lives during the September 11, 2001 tragedy. The Spirit of America […]