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Brian Lockett's Snapshots

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  1. Footbridge

    Snapshot Title: Footbridge
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20140331 Forest Houses Meadow
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    A footbridge crosses Oak Creek.



  2. Studio

    Snapshot Title: Studio
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20140331 Forest Houses Meadow
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Studio is one of the cabins at Forest Houses.



  3. Chalet

    Snapshot Title: Chalet
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20140331 Forest Houses Meadow
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Chalet is one of the cabins at Forest Houses.



  4. Brittlebush

    Snapshot Title: Brittlebush
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130319 Superstition Mountains Spring Flowers
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The yellow flowers of Brittlebushes are a familiar sight along desert highways.



  5. Perched Saguaro

    Snapshot Title: Perched Saguaro
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130319 Superstition Mountains Spring Flowers
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Saguaro Cacti grow on a narrow ledge high on the cliff face.



  6. Ocotillo

    Snapshot Title: Ocotillo
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130314 Lykes Lookout, Hassayampa River Preserve, March 14, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Ocotillo plants are very thorny.



  7. Railroad Tracks

    Snapshot Title: Railroad Tracks
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130314 Lykes Lookout, Hassayampa River Preserve, March 14, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Railroad tracks run along the river.



  8. School Buses

    Snapshot Title: School Buses
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130314 Lykes Lookout, Hassayampa River Preserve, March 14, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    A pair of school buses deliverd students taking a field trip to the preserve.



  9. Visitor Center

    Snapshot Title: Visitor Center
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130314 Lykes Lookout, Hassayampa River Preserve, March 14, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The visitor center is locatedin the old ranch house.



  10. Chain Fruit Cholla

    Snapshot Title: Chain Fruit Cholla
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Snow an the Superstition Mountains, February 21, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    If you walk through a field of Cholla, small needle -covered pieces will leap onto you from several feet away.



  11. Saguaro Cacti

    Snapshot Title: Saguaro Cacti
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Snow an the Superstition Mountains, February 21, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Saguaro Cacti live for 200 to 300 years, and grow 40 to 50 feet tall.



  12. Palo Verde Tree

    Snapshot Title: Palo Verde Tree
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Snow an the Superstition Mountains, February 21, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Palo Verde is the Arizona State Tree



  13. Snow

    Snapshot Title: Snow
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Snow an the Superstition Mountains, February 21, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The highest parts of the Superstition Mountains are dusted with snow.



  14. Snow

    Snapshot Title: Snow
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Snow an the Superstition Mountains, February 21, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    A patch of melting snow on the Superstition Mountains.



  15. Chain Fruit Cholla

    Snapshot Title: Chain Fruit Cholla
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Snow an the Superstition Mountains, February 21, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Chain Fruit Cholla grows chains of fruit by addding a new one each year.



  16. Ocotillo

    Snapshot Title: Ocotillo
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Snow an the Superstition Mountains, February 21, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The Ocotillo has leaves that fall off in dry weather.



  17. Snow

    Snapshot Title: Snow
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Snow an the Superstition Mountains, February 21, 2013
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    It only snows on the Superstition Mountains a few times each year.



  18. Brown's Peak

    Snapshot Title: Brown's Peak
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130212 Four peaks
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Brown's Peak reaches an elevation of 7,614 feet.



  19. Mine Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Mine Mountain
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130212 Four peaks
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Mine Mountain reaches an elevation of 5,139 feet.



  20. Saguaro Cactus

    Snapshot Title: Saguaro Cactus
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130212 Four peaks
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Saguaro Cacti live fore 200 to 300 years and grow over forty feet tall.



  21. Prickly Pear Cactus

    Snapshot Title: Prickly Pear Cactus
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130212 Four peaks
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Prickly Pear Cactus



  22. Jumping Cholla

    Snapshot Title: Jumping Cholla
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130212 Four peaks
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Jumping Cholla litter the ground with needle covered bits of themselves. The pieces can leap several feet to attach themselves to a person's ankle.



  23. Barrel Cactus

    Snapshot Title: Barrel Cactus
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130212 Four peaks
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Barrel Cacti lean toward the south. They can be distinguished from Saguaros by their needles, which are flattend and hooked.



  24. Snowy Four Peaks

    Snapshot Title: Snowy Four Peaks
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130212 Four peaks
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    A winter storm blanketed Four Peaks with snow on February 11, 2013.



  25. Apache Trail

    Snapshot Title: Apache Trail
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130109 Apache Trail Fish Creek Overlook East
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The Apache Trail continues east to Apache Lake and Roosevelt Lake.



  26. Horse Mesa

    Snapshot Title: Horse Mesa
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130109 Apache Trail Fish Creek Overlook East
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Horse Mesa is about eight miles away.



  27. High Tension

    Snapshot Title: High Tension
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130109 Apache Trail Fish Creek Overlook East
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Powerlines conduct electricity to remote locations along the Apache Trail.



  28. Bronco Butte

    Snapshot Title: Bronco Butte
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130109 Apache Trail Fish Creek Overlook East
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Bronco Butte looms 1700 feet above the valley floor.



  29. Apache Trail

    Snapshot Title: Apache Trail
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130109 Apache Trail Fish Creek Overlook East
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The Apache Trail descends a steep grade into Fish Creek Canyon. It leads on to Apache Lake and Roosevelt Lake.



  30. Bronco Butte

    Snapshot Title: Bronco Butte
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130109 Apache Trail Fish Creek Overlook West
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Bronco Butte looms 1700 feet above the valley floor.



  31. Papago Butte and Barnes Butte

    Snapshot Title: Papago Butte and Barnes Butte
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130102 Papago Buttes
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Papago Butte and Barnes Butte rise about 400 feet above the valley floor.



  32. Barnes Butte

    Snapshot Title: Barnes Butte
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130102 Papago Buttes
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Barnes Butte is located on the Arizona Army national Guard base.



  33. Barnes Butte Summit

    Snapshot Title: Barnes Butte Summit
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130102 Papago Buttes
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The summit of Barnes Butte is at an elevation of 1708 feet.



  34. Sunset Crater

    Snapshot Title: Sunset Crater
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20120904 Flagstaff Monsoon panorama
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Sunset Crater is a dormant cinder cone that erupted about 900 years ago.



  35. Rain

    Snapshot Title: Rain
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20120904 Flagstaff Monsoon panorama
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Rain falls from the orogrphic cloud hat caps the San Francisco Peaks.



  36. Orographic Cloud

    Snapshot Title: Orographic Cloud
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20120904 Flagstaff Monsoon panorama
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Orographic Clouds form above mountains where moist air is forced to rise as it moves over the mountain.



  37. Old Caves Crater

    Snapshot Title: Old Caves Crater
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20120904 Flagstaff Monsoon panorama
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Old Caves Crater is a dormant cinder cone.



  38. Eldon Hills

    Snapshot Title: Eldon Hills
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20120904 Flagstaff Monsoon panorama
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The Eldon Hillsare a dormant volcano tht overlooks Flagstaff.



  39. San Francisco Peaks

    Snapshot Title: San Francisco Peaks
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20120904 Flagstaff Monsoon panorama
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The San Francisco Peaks are a dormant volcano the towers 55,000 feet above the surrounding plain.



  40. Deluge

    Snapshot Title: Deluge
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 2012903 Pioneer Valley Monsoon panorama
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    An opaque wall of rain falls from a giant cumulonimbus cell.



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