Here is a standpipe, installed next to a parking garage. In case they have to put it out.
This isn’t a sign one sees every day, as a general rule:
It was hot here today: In fact it was so hot, I saw this dog chasing this rabbit…. and they were both walking.
Another in a continuing series of fire suppression equipment photographs I came across this lovely pair of standpipes during one of my morning walks. The thought of kinship between them immediately came to mind. Mum is standing over the little squirt, as if protecting him.
I am ever on the look out for fire equipment sculptures. See Yellow Hydrant Sculpture, Red Standpipe, Colorful Fireplugs ,Fireplugs, the Beginning, Crosby Dog Graffiti, Open Hydrant, Camouflaged Fire Hydrant for previous sightings. I saw this one on my morning walk.
The passion fruit vine strangling the Japanese maple tree (see Mystery Flower) is a short distance from my house. The other day, the normal, green hue of the bushy vine was dotted with orange. On closer inspection, I saw that some of the fruit that had been green, were now orange. Here are a couple […]
Most of the standpipes that I photograph look the same. I came upon a different one today. (See Standpipe Portrait, Colorful Fireplugs, Yellow Hydrant Sculpture, Fire Plugs.) I guess I like it because it’s nice and shiny.
This is the final installment of my steam-punky looking wall of equipment behind a building filled with storefront businesses. See Equipment and More of Equipment Wall for previous views.
This is a study in texture and line. I hadn’t thought about it when I snapped the picture, but this photo reminds me of a shirt sleeve. Perhaps a military insignia of a not-quite sergeant.