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Route 66
17 18 19 February 2013

 

18 February 2013, Monday      top

First stop: Dagget.

 

T-3 Sealed-Beam Headlight

T-3 Sealed-Beam Headlight. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 55mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/5.6 at 1/180, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Wheel and tire

Wheel and tire. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 26.5mm, AUTO ISO 800 for better dynamic range, f/13 at 1/450, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Crouse-Hinds Light

Crouse-Hinds Light. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 55mm, AUTO ISO 400 for better highlight rendition, f/18 at 1/450, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Garage

Garage. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 39mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/8 at 1/400.)

 

5664

5664. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 42.5mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/9 at 1/400, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Dagget Cemetery

Dagget Cemetery. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 55mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/11 at 1/400, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

We saddled-up and rode to Newberry Springs.

 

Roof, Bagdad Cafe

Roof, Bagdad Cafe. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 40.7mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/9 at 1/350, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Free TV

Free TV. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 55mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/10 at 1/450, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Airstream

Airstream. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 55mm, AUTO ISO 800 chosen by the X-E1 for better highlight renditon in Auto Dynamic Range, f/22 at 1/800, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Ceiling, Bagdad Cafe Men's Room

Ceiling, Bagdad Cafe Men's Room. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 31.5mm, AUTO ISO 800, f/5 at 1/125, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Bagdad Cafe

Bagdad Cafe. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 14mm f/2.8, AUTO ISO 500, f/8 at 1/15 (I set f/8 and 1/15 and the X-E1 automatically selected the correct ISO), Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Newberry Springs

Newberry Springs. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 14mm f/2.8, AUTO ISO 200, f/10 at 1/420, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

From Newberry Springs we rode further East to past Ludlow.

 

Failed Economic Policies

Result of The U.S. Government's Failed Economic Policies, 2009~2013. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 14mm f/2.8, AUTO ISO 800 for highlights, f/7.1 at 1/150, built-in flash, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Tires

Tires. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 14mm f/2.8, AUTO ISO 400, f/10 at 1/400, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

From wherever we were, we headed further East to the desert oasis of Amboy.

 

Roy's Sign, Amboy

Roy's Sign, Amboy. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 40.7mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/11 at 1/400, Perfectly Clear.) I had to jack the colors a bit in Photoshop.

 

Radio Tower, Amboy

Radio Tower, Amboy. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 18mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/7.1 at 1/420, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Roy's Motel, Amboy

Roy's Motel, Amboy. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 18mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/14 at 1/300, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Opie, Amboy

Opie, Amboy. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 18mm, AUTO ISO 400, f/5.6 at 1/250, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Plywood, Amboy

Plywood, Amboy. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 30.2mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/11 at 1/420, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Glowing Tire of Hope, Amboy

Glowing Tire of Hope, Amboy. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 1" (25.4mm) focal length, AUTO ISO 200, f/5.6 at 1/210, Perfectly Clear, edge-burned and split-toned print.)

 

Tread in Salt

Tread in Salt. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 22.3mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/5.6 at 1/300, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Ford

Ford. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 14mm f/2.8, AUTO ISO 800 for better highlights, f/11 at 1/420, Perfectly Clear.) I had to jack the colors a bit in Photoshop.

 

Salt Boom

Salt Boom. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 14mm f/2.8, AUTO ISO 200, f/7.1 at 1/350, Perfectly Clear.)

 

Ingersol Rand

Ingersol Rand. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 48.4mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/5.6 at 1/320, Perfectly Clear, edge-burned and split-toned print.)

 

Ancient Solid Tire Tread,

Ancient Solid Tire Tread. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 55mm, AUTO ISO 200, f/5.6 at 1/170, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

Mushroom Roller

Mushroom Roller. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 18-55mm at 18mm, AUTO ISO 400, f/11 at 1/60, Perfectly Clear, edge-burned and split-toned print.)

That's it for daylight in Amboy. We rode back west towards Barstow and stopped in Yermo for dinner at Peggy Sue's.

 

 

Peggy Sue's, Yermo.

Peggy Sue's, Yermo. (Fuji X-E1, Fuji 14mm f/2.8, AUTO ISO 2,000, f/2.8 at 1/30, Perfectly Clear, split-toned print.)

 

That's all for today.

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