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Racing History

When I visit a racetrack with a long and rich history, like the oval at the Indiana State Fair track, I can almost...

Racing History
posted on: Aug 15, 2013 | author: Lesley Spanos

Mr. Bee & Friends Go For A Spin

I didn’t know these kids, but as soon as they saw my camera, they started mugging for it. That happens a lot. Kids...

Mr. Bee & Friends Go For A Spin
posted on: Jun 1, 2012 | author: Lesley Spanos

Jersey Girl

Found this pretty lady in the dairy barn at the Indiana State Fair. The barn has huge frosted windows along the...

Jersey Girl
posted on: Apr 21, 2011 | author: Lesley Spanos

Portrait of the Chicken as a Young Co...

This dashing young fellow looked like he was posing for a formal portrait, so I ignored his striking tail feathers...

Portrait of the Chicken as a Young Cockerel
posted on: Apr 12, 2011 | author: Lesley Spanos

Sideshow

“She has no arms, no legs, no bones in her body, yet she will talk to you and answer all of your...

Sideshow
posted on: Sep 1, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Bronc Rider

The State Fair allows us to travel to other times, other places, offering glimpses of worlds we don’t often see....

Bronc Rider
posted on: Aug 18, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Scrambled

Oh, dude, I feel your misery. There you sit, eyes shut and praying for your world to stop spinning so you can devote...

Scrambled
posted on: Aug 7, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Farmall Tractors

Restored antique Farmall tractors on display at the...

Farmall Tractors
posted on: Jul 30, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Clockwise

Know how to find state fairgrounds on a satellite image? Look for the racetrack. Almost every state fairground...

Clockwise
posted on: Jul 26, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

When Ducks Gossip

When Gabby heard the news, she fainted dead away, her bill pointing skyward… The Duck Pond on the Midway is the...

When Ducks Gossip
posted on: Jul 23, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

Nothing But Nose

A sheep in a trailer inspects its new surroundings upon arrival at the Indiana State...

Nothing But Nose
posted on: Jul 22, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

The Merry Jester

My favorite time to photograph an outdoor carousel is just before sunset. That’s when it comes to life, when it’s...

The Merry Jester
posted on: Jul 12, 2010 | author: Lesley Spanos

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