Tag: Nikon D3200
By the roadside on Indiana’s Lafayette Road
Our trip along the Lafayette Road was spontaneous and brief. We started at about 3 in the afternoon and raced against the setting January sun. Normally, I would have started no later than 10 AM to give myself time to stop anywhere I wanted along the way. But I did manage to squeeze in some photographs of…
Margaret Nikon D3200, 18.0-55.0 mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX Nikkor We stood on an abandoned alignment of the Lafayette Road for this shot.
Old and abandoned alignments of Indiana’s Lafayette Road, part 2
On Monday, I shared a couple old concrete alignments of the Lafayette Road in Marion County (Indianapolis), Indiana. The Lafayette Road was built in the 1830s to connect Indianapolis to Lafayette, and later became US 52. Today, most of it in Marion and neighboring Boone Counties is a local road. On Monday I shared the…
Old and abandoned alignments of Indiana’s Lafayette Road, part 1
I loves me some old road alignments! Especially when their original pavement remains. And in Marion and Boone Counties, the Lafayette Road really delivers. As I explained last week, the Lafayette Road was built in the 1830s to connect Indianapolis to Lafayette. It was paved in hard surfaces early in the 20th century, and later…