Photographic Vignettes # 12

Sandstone seems infinitely malleable. Depending on the layer of stone and the weathering it receives, the stone while seeming tough and ancient, is shaped, twisted and carved in magical ways.  Here we have a wealth of bluffs, buttes and mesas.

Fresh Green Bales and Horses

Stony ridges that you build into, rather than on top of.

Homes near Teasdale

Dimpled stone walls that look like giant hands shaped the rock like clay.

Long Canyon, Burr Trail from above

And sometimes, amid eroded pillars and mesas, you get something spectacular, like the triple arch here just past Kodachrome Basin State Park.

Eroded Sandstone

Grosvenor Arch

Closeup of Triple Arch

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