Into the Promised Land, Joshua 18, Abandoned Bible, White Oak Bayou, Houston, Texas 0420091320BW

    Newer Older

    View On Black

    I'd climbed down the east bank of White Oak Bayou to get pictures of the old railroad bridge near Hogan and I-45. I took a different route up, a very overgrown route. The occasional trail (perhaps a figment of my imagination) passed debris, from the flooding and, perhaps, from those who had found some sort of shelter in the shade of this thicket. I'm not sure to which category this old Bible (not KJV), belongs, but it was stiffly open to Joshua 18. I left it in its place, untouched, took only this photograph.

    (Not KJV):
    8 So the men who were chosen went to look at the land and write down what they saw. Joshua told them, "Go all through the land and describe it in writing. Then come back to me at Shiloh. I will throw lots" and...

    smilla4, Corwyn Celesil, Beamer 26, and 17 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. smilla4 61 months ago | reply

      Drop dead gorgeous image!

    2. Corwyn Celesil 61 months ago | reply

      Wow. That's incredible.

    3. RandomHamsterling [deleted] 61 months ago | reply

      Fabulous image, well caught!

    4. Patrick Feller 61 months ago | reply

      Thanks, people!

    5. r i c k . m 61 months ago | reply

      Great picture, great story.

    6. Patrick Feller 61 months ago | reply

      Thank you, Rick.

    7. Rah>Chole 59 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot.

    8. themoonmachine 58 months ago | reply


      Just wanted to let you know that your photo was featured in a travel article on Matador Network, an independent online travel community.

      You can view the article here:

      Thanks so much for sharing your great work!!! Feel free to pass along that link to anybody who may be interested.



    9. Patrick Feller 58 months ago | reply


      Thanks for noticing my work, letting me know and for the great placement and attribution.

      I will be passing the link along.


    10. Gali-Dana 44 months ago | reply

      Thank you for adding your photograph to the group pool!
      Feel free to post more and join the group.

    11. jordanmonson 29 months ago | reply

      Great image! Thanks for making this CC! I used this on my blog.

    12. Mangrove Rat 18 months ago | reply

      A really interesting story and beautifully taken image.

    13. annemarie.ferguson1 9 months ago | reply

      Hi Patrick. Amazing picture. It's perfect for representing my almost finished debut novel on Facebook. Could I possibly use this and some of your other pics. I will give you full credit and link to your Flickr account. Many thanks x Anne Marie x

    14. Patrick Feller 9 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Anne Marie. Go ahead and use the images, with attribution and linkage as you describe. When you've finished the novel, don't hesitate to link back to it in a comment here.

    keyboard shortcuts: previous photo next photo L view in light box F favorite < scroll film strip left > scroll film strip right ? show all shortcuts