Elmo Elevator

Elmo Elevator

Elmo, Kansas (Dickinson County) – Little is left of this town. A church and a cemetery are the most preserved spots. I have driven by Elmo for years, without knowing the remnants of a small town were hidden in the trees, just off the highway. Its existence was...
Carlton Elevator & Winter Wheat

Carlton Elevator & Winter Wheat

There is a sense of quiet, standing at the edge of this scene, looking back over (what I think is) winter wheat toward Carlton, Kansas. On a landscape wrapped in late autumn browns and oranges, this inland sea of fresh-from-the-earth green has an extra power over...
Lincolnville

Lincolnville

Although there is a newer, substantial looking elevator area just north of this, I’m always drawn to the character and textures of the old stuff. I’m sure that really thrills people in the towns when I show the oldest, most run-down parts of their cities...
Old Salina Flour Mills

Old Salina Flour Mills

Salina, Kansas When we were young and troublesome, Dad worked at the mill just beyond the green rail car. Some days we’d ride with Mom to drop off a sack lunch for him. It was always exciting to seem him come through one of the big doors and walk down the board...