Drowned Towns

The US, like most other places in the world, has found its population steadily increasing since its inception. With this continued population growth comes the need to supply people with two key resources: power and water. Dams provide an efficient […]

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Spanish Counties of Iowa

When I think of a classic Midwestern state, Iowa is always the first thing that pops into my mind. The Hawkeye State is well known for its endless stretches of flat farmland and its place within the breadbasket of America. […]

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Bridges Less Traveled

Many of us cross bridges every single day on our way to work or school. They are an essential and ever-present aspect of American infrastructure. Unless you have a crippling fear of bridge crossings, I doubt you even notice every […]

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All-American Castles

Unlike Europe, the USA does not have centuries of feudal history to encourage the construction of castles. Nor does it benefit from the various tall tales and legends that give these ancient citadels their rich legacies. Despite this, in terms […]

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Misfits in the Landscape

We often associate certain areas of America with specific types of landscapes. Thinking of Colorado conjures up images of soaring mountains, Louisiana is synonymous with swamplands, and Arizona brings to mind endless stretches of cactus-spotted desert. I know that in […]

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