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  1. Omni Tanker DC-10

    Snapshot Title: Omni Tanker DC-10
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Victorville Airliners, November 22, 2014
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    This retired airliner serves as a tanker for military fighters, primarily in the R-2508 Military Operations Area.



  2. Anti Shock Bodies

    Snapshot Title: Anti Shock Bodies
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Mojave Airport Convair 990 Gate Guard, November 16, 2014
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Anti Shock Bodies were a distinctive feature of the Convair 990. They reduced transonic drag and carried additional fuel.



  3. Old Adobe Wall

    Snapshot Title: Old Adobe Wall
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Ballarat and the Panamint Mountains, November 16, 2014
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    One wall is all that is left of an old adobe building.



  4. Cerro Gordo Peak

    Snapshot Title: Cerro Gordo Peak
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Upper Cerro Gordo Road 360-degree panorama, November 17, 2014
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Cerro Gordo Peak is capped with antennea.



  5. Mount Whitney

    Snapshot Title: Mount Whitney
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Upper Cerro Gordo Road 360-degree panorama, November 17, 2014
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Mount Whitney is the highest point in the lower 48 states.



  6. Owens Lake

    Snapshot Title: Owens Lake
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Cerro Gordo Road 360-degree panorama, November 17, 2014
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Much of Owens Lake has been flooded to reduce wind blo0wn dust from the lakebed.



  7. Cottonwood

    Snapshot Title: Cottonwood
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Verde Valley from Mingus Mountain Campground, September 25, 2014
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The town of Cottonwood.



  8. Eureka-Saline Corridor

    Snapshot Title: Eureka-Saline Corridor
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Cerro Gordo Pass, November 17, 2014
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The Eureka-Saline Corridor leads from the Saline Valley, through Steele Pass to the Eureka Valley.



  9. San Francisco Peaks

    Snapshot Title: San Francisco Peaks
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: Mingus Mountain, September 25, 2014
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The San "Francisco Peaks are the highest point in Arizona.



  10. Footbridge

    Snapshot Title: Footbridge
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20140331 Forest Houses Meadow
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    A footbridge crosses Oak Creek.



  11. 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.



  12. 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.



  13. 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.



  14. 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.



  15. 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.



  16. 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.



  17. 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.



  18. 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.



  19. 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.



  20. 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.



  21. 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



  22. 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.



  23. 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.



  24. 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.



  25. 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.



  26. 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.



  27. 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.



  28. 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.



  29. 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.



  30. Prickly Pear Cactus

    Snapshot Title: Prickly Pear Cactus
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20130212 Four peaks
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    Prickly Pear Cactus



  31. 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.



  32. 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.



  33. 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.



  34. 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.



  35. 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.



  36. 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.



  37. 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.



  38. 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.



  39. 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.



  40. 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.



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