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    Default Ronald, Washington....Not much written about this little town.

    Going through my Washington stuff, I found this little town. Not much info on this place but it really had some nice buildings left. I did a quick Google on this town and didn't find any other pictures.
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    It's a coal mining town established just after the nearby town of Roslyn, also a coal mining town, built by Northwestern Improvement Company, a subsidiary of the Northern Pacific Railroad, to supply coal for the Northern Pacific. It's still an active community, mostly a semi resort town.
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    Beautiful, there's a lovely contrast between the green & brown of the north west & the brown & olive of the south west. Thanks for working these pics up for us.

    Arizona doesn't have nearly as much green, but we got a nice blue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vulture View Post
    Beautiful, there's a lovely contrast between the green & brown of the north west & the brown & olive of the south west. Thanks for working these pics up for us.

    Arizona doesn't have nearly as much green, but we got a nice blue.

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    One of these days I'll get to my Arizona photos. I spend most of my time now in the southwestern deserts.Thanks for the note.
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    I now know one of the towns I'm visiting this year

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    Cool looking place! Would love to see the old Arizona photos myself!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darin View Post
    I now know one of the towns I'm visiting this year
    Hi Darin, just remember that these photos were taken some time ago so I don't know what's left. I did a quick check but couldn't find any recent photos of it on this site or on the web.
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    Don, I'm GREEN with envy, not only of your terrific photo collection, but of your experiences in actually having been there to photograph these fantastic locations. I'm really looking forward to seeing your Arizona photos.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LauraA View Post
    Don, I'm GREEN with envy, not only of your terrific photo collection, but of your experiences in actually having been there to photograph these fantastic locations. I'm really looking forward to seeing your Arizona photos.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us!
    Agreed, you are a really good photographer. Most of my ghost town pics from the 1970s look like they were taken by a clueless teenager. Which I was...

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    Thanks to all for the nice comments. I have tons more coming as long as they don't kick me off of here for posting too much.
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