Mini Wheel

This monstrous contraption has terrorized children for decades – no doubt including my brothers and myself, when we were small and defenseless enough to be shoved, screaming, into its tiny steel gates.  It appears to be retired now – I found it parked in North Lawrence, KS.

Mini Wheel

Bowersock Power Station

When I was a kid I spent probably 90% of my time in the ditch next door to our house building dams out of mud and bricks.  It’s what I’d be doing right now if the city hadn’t buried a pipe in place of our creek.  So when I got a call this summer about taking photos of the new hydro-electric power plant in Lawrence, I said “Yeah, I’d love to”.  Just like that.  Very restrained and adult like.  Built by Kissick, architecture by Sabatini.

Bowersock Power Plant
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