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Early into our two-month driving trip from Oregon to Florida, we visited the old Goldking Mine Museum in Jerome, Arizona. Difficult to describe, the largely-outdoor museum houses a collection of “stuff” owned by Don Robertson. Over the years, he’s collected mining equipment, old cars and trucks, farm animals, and a still-operating sawmill.

Along with our friends, Ingrid and Richard, from Prescott, Arizona, Wendy and I had a great lunch in the Asylum Restaurant in the classic Jerome Grand Hotel. Then on to visit the Goldking Mine Museum. For me, the museum visit offered the opportunity to try out my brand new Canon G-12 digital camera. In fact, “a bunch of old stuff” is a favorite photo subject of mine. I had a grand time. And since a picture is worth a thousand words, I’ll stop writing and insert a few of my images. Here goes …

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