Diversey Harbor at Dawn

In Chicago this weekend, I went to Diversey Harbor to catch the sunrise, envisioning a photograph at dawn with the windmill-evoking sculpture “Chevron,” by John Henry. Here are the results.

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“Chevron,” by John Henry. Diversey Harbor, Chicago Illiniois. Shot in the minutes before sunrise.
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“Chevron,” by John Henry, at sunrise.
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A Chicago skyline at dawn, from Diversey Harbor

Saugatuck

The Polar Vortex brought subzero windchills to west Michigan.  Lake Michigan has remained fairly ice free this winter.  So the northwest winds these last few days have cranked up the lake effect snow machine, which hit squarely on Saugatuck, Michigan.  So, of course, I had to go check it out.  On a chilly Saturday morning I headed off to explore.  Here are some of the photos I took.

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Burr Tillstrom was the creator of Kukla, Fran and Ollie.

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The radar station atop Mount Baldy
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Two hundred eighty-two steps to the top of Mt. Baldy
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Atop Mt. Baldy
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Saugatuck from atop Mt. Baldy
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It’s a long, slippery way down.
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Looking down at the Kalamazoo River

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The Kalamazoo River

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Oval Beach on Lake Michigan

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New Richmond Bridge
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Panoramic shot of the Kalamazoo River at New Richmond Bridge Park

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