Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
~ MLK,Jr.-I have a Dream, 1963
While driving through Utah, my photographer friend of rusty things, Jane, and her husband took a sidetrip and drove the Cathedral Loop in Capitol Reef National Park where they came upon this old truck surrounded by cattle.
I'd never heard of this park. Now that I have, I wish I could have been there too. But so glad Jane came upon this glorious (her words) rusty old truck. Jane sent this in an email:
"We drove the 70-mile +/- Cathedral Loop in "remote backcountry with no paved roads, featuring stark landscapes and a high degree of solitude. Here the north flanks of the Waterpocket Fold give way to broad deserts, towering monoliths, and volcanic dikes and crags," according to the road guide published by the Capitol Reef Natural History Association.
At mile 18, we came upon "...an artificial oasis where ranchers drilled a well to provide water for their cattle. The active well, its trough, and an old drilling truck mark the site." What do you think of that old truck1?"
Thank you, Jane, I love it!