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Deana Newcomb's Snapshots

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  1. Men in pants

    Snapshot Title: Men in pants
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol under Restoration
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    I don't know how they wear them, it was scorching hot on this day.



  2. The Lone Star

    Snapshot Title: The Lone Star
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol under Restoration
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Top o' the building



  3. Hardhats hard at work

    Snapshot Title: Hardhats hard at work
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol under Restoration
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    I hope it pays well!



  4. Elevator

    Snapshot Title: Elevator
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol under Restoration
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    An exciting way to get to work.



  5. Hardhats hard at work

    Snapshot Title: Hardhats hard at work
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol under Restoration
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    New work on the left, old on the right.



  6. Restoration

    Snapshot Title: Restoration
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Before and after --right side is before and left side is after.



  7. Another brave hardhat

    Snapshot Title: Another brave hardhat
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    I wonder what his insurance plan costs?



  8. Flags

    Snapshot Title: Flags
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    USA and POW-MIA flags fly above the capitol



  9. UT Memorial Stadium

    Snapshot Title: UT Memorial Stadium
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    A tiny slice of the upper deck may be seen through two buildings.



  10. Leaving on a jet plane

    Snapshot Title: Leaving on a jet plane
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Out of Bergstrom Airport



  11. Worked his way to the top

    Snapshot Title: Worked his way to the top
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Texas Capitol
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Super brave construction worker, in my opinion.



  12. The old funeral parlor entrance.

    Snapshot Title: The old funeral parlor entrance.
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Corner of Austin and El Paso Streets, Marfa, Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    The funeral parlor is now a bar and cafe with occasional live music. Before he retired in 1976, Noland Kelly, Marfa's funeral director buried 2497 people. This is larger than the entire population of ...



  13. Goode Crowley Theater

    Snapshot Title: Goode Crowley Theater
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Corner of Austin and El Paso Streets, Marfa, Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    In the 1930'sthis building was owned and operated as a feed and seed store by Bill Bishop. It sat abandoned for many years until it was refitted and renamed The Goode Crowley Theater. Live performance...



  14. Genevieve's Beauty Salon

    Snapshot Title: Genevieve's Beauty Salon
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Corner of Austin and El Paso Streets, Marfa, Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    This working beauty salon used to be apartments on one side and a restaurant on the other.



  15. Railroad Crossing

    Snapshot Title: Railroad Crossing
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Corner of Austin and El Paso Streets, Marfa, Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    The Union Pacific Railroad passes through town several times a day. If there is a performance scheduled in the Goode Crowley Theater (the large building to the left) the performers are instructed to p...



  16. Godbold Inc.

    Snapshot Title: Godbold Inc.
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Corner of Austin and El Paso Streets, Marfa, Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Post-WWII, owner and operator Roy H. "Happy" Godbold bought the elevator from an old mica mine for $6,000. and an Army Warehouse for $5,200 and began the Godbold Feed and Supply. It is still in opera...



  17. Half the Man He Used to Be

    Snapshot Title: Half the Man He Used to Be
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Burned Condo
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Needs a little reconstruction himself.



  18. Phone Calls

    Snapshot Title: Phone Calls
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Burned Condo
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Honey? I'm having an out of body experience. Either that, or I moved during the Gigapan.



  19. Guesses anyone?

    Snapshot Title: Guesses anyone?
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: (One of the) Roads into Big Bend National Park
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Whatever it is, it's broken.



  20. Shade

    Snapshot Title: Shade
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: (One of the) Roads into Big Bend National Park
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Nice view from the one spot of shade for quite a distance.



  21. Treasure?

    Snapshot Title: Treasure?
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: (One of the) Roads into Big Bend National Park
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    The tip of an ancient Texican pyramid.



  22. Big Bend

    Snapshot Title: Big Bend
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: (One of the) Roads into Big Bend National Park
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Entrance sign to Big Bend National Park



  23. Advertisement

    Snapshot Title: Advertisement
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: (One of the) Roads into Big Bend National Park
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    An ad for the Gage Hotel in Marathon, TX



  24. The Photographer

    Snapshot Title: The Photographer
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: View of McDonald Observatory
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Self-portrait.



  25. Optical Telescope

    Snapshot Title: Optical Telescope
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: View of McDonald Observatory
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    The 11-meter mirror Hobby-Eberly Telescope housing



  26. The Pair

    Snapshot Title: The Pair
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: View of McDonald Observatory
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    The 2.7-meter Harlan J. Smith and the 2.1-meter Otto Struve telescope housings.



  27. Buildings

    Snapshot Title: Buildings
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: View from McDonald Observatory
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Nice valley in which to live.



  28. Power

    Snapshot Title: Power
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Road to Boquillas Canyon
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Can't live without it.



  29. Road to Boquillas Canyon

    Snapshot Title: Road to Boquillas Canyon
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Road to Boquillas Canyon
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Big Bend National Park



  30. Man Walking

    Snapshot Title: Man Walking
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Closed Public Pool, Marfa, Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Man visiting from Austin was exploring the neighborhood.



  31. For Sale

    Snapshot Title: For Sale
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Corner of Austin and El Paso Streets, Marfa, Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Marfa real estate has shot through the roof since the "in crowd" discovered it.



  32. Godbold Sign

    Snapshot Title: Godbold Sign
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Corner of Austin and El Paso Streets, Marfa, Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Godbold Signage



  33. Cacti

    Snapshot Title: Cacti
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Train Crosssing Through Paisano Pass, West Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    These things will jump out and attack your leg. I'm not joking!



  34. Duet

    Snapshot Title: Duet
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Train Crosssing Through Paisano Pass, West Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:



  35. China Shipping

    Snapshot Title: China Shipping
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Train Crosssing Through Paisano Pass, West Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    Not as much of that these days, I guess.



  36. Marfa, TX

    Snapshot Title: Marfa, TX
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Train Crosssing Through Paisano Pass, West Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    The city of Marfa is just showing on the horizon. It is the county seat of Presidio County and has a population of about 2,500 people.



  37. Highway 90

    Snapshot Title: Highway 90
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Train Crosssing Through Paisano Pass, West Texas
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    A curve in Highway 90.



  38. 1897

    Snapshot Title: 1897
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: Austin City Limits Site
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    That's an old building for Austin.



  39. Mansion and windmill

    Snapshot Title: Mansion and windmill
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: VIew of Lake Travis
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    The caption says it all.



  40. Sailboat

    Snapshot Title: Sailboat
    Taken by: Deana Newcomb

    Image: VIew of Lake Travis
    Image Owner: Deana Newcomb



    Description:

    You can see the serious drought we are in by the shoreline.



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