Besides this oddly painted mountain, this town has another claim to fame. For one point, name the town and state. For an extra three points, (a) identify the mountain as it is commonly known, (b) identify the town’s main claim to fame, and (c) identify a 1961 claim to fame that the town’s chamber of commerce might not care to mention. (a, b and c are worth […]
Starting tomorrow, we’ll start the second half of the road-trip photo quiz with Mystery Photo Number Eleven. These last 10, I hope, will prove a little more challenging than the first 10. To review: All pictures are places in the American West, and each is a place I have personally visited. Needless to say, each picture was taken by me. (The only exception was Beaverhead Rock in […]
We’ve now reached the halfway point of our mystery photo tour of the West. I’m pretty sure Deb is still in the lead with 11 points, but you may want to review your points and compare them with my total when I start the second half of the quiz in a few days. The reason for the intermission is that I won’t be driving much in the […]
What have we here? For one point, name the building. For three points, tell from whence the name derives. Be specific.
Eexplorers traveling through this country one August came across this landmark. They didn’t have to name it, because their guide told them it already had a name. For for one point, name the guide and the landmark. For three points, tell why the explorers considered the landmark so significant.
If you can name the formation in the background of this picture, that’s worth one point. If you can name the other four that are commonly associated with it, that’s worth another three points.
This somewhat sinister structure was built by a company that was named for a mine that was named for a snake. Given the company’s history, the moniker is apt. The structure sits at the head of the largest toxic-waste site in the nation — and overlooks a golf course named for the infrastructure that produced all the pollution. As a side note, it’s big enough to enclose […]