Photo Friday April 26, 2013 “Sacramento Drawbridge”

Today’s Photo Friday gives your two-for-the-price-of-one! A couple years ago, I got to visit the beautiful city of Sacramento. Our hotel was near the “Old Sacramento” area so I got plenty of opportunities to walk around and take pictures.

This first picture is a drawbridge that was being raised for a boat that was coming through.

a drawbridge in the process of being raised

This picture shows the same drawbridge being reflected in the windows of one of the nearby buildings.

reflection of a bridge in the shiny windows of a modern building in sacramento california

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About jheem

I grew up on a diversified dairy farm in southeast South Dakota where I learned how to throw a hay bale, pull a calf, deal with death, and "name" the cows. I was in 4H and FFA, and was privileged to serve as a state FFA officer. In college, I studied animal science, focusing on beef cows, mostly because I figured they were less work than dairy cows....I ended up with a Masters Degree in ruminant nutrition and went to work for the University of Nebraska, first as a research tech coordinating data collection for a swine unit and beef feedlot on a research farm and then as an extension educator. In my current job, I focus on environmental issues related to animal agriculture (which is a nice way of saying I talk about manure alot). My husband and I live and work on a seedstock cattle operation in northeast Nebraska. You can learn more about our cattle operation by visiting my husband's blog at http://aldersonangus.wordpress.com.
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