But one face on one of the thousands of "totems" to be found throughout America's northwest and British Columbia.
On a foggy and rainy May evening, Canadian geese navigate this piece of the Mississippi river that separates McGregor, Iowa and Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
Truly a rare glimpse of the "vanishing west" as this North Dakota cowboy arrives at his final resting place in a pine casket, replete with his brands and escorted by horse drawn hearse.
A band of wild horses heads deeper into the badlands of Teddy Roosevelt National Park prior to a round-up the following week. .
Having just been gathered after years in the wilds of the remote Black River Canyon, this "maverick" Hereford bull is none too happy in his new holding corral.
Originally constructed as a general store, Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, has a rich and storied history and represents a rare find in this off the beaten path enclave in southwest Idaho
The "cliched" arrow straight dock extending into some glorious body of crystal water has been done and redone so often that it is high on my list of "will not take" photos...however, this slightly curving dock on Lake Lida is making such an effort not to be cliche, that it deserved recognition.
The most recent census said there are 258 households in New England, ND. I can guarantee this road didn't pass through town. Either way, just throw me the keys, title, or just a wink and a nod and I'll take it from there.
There are ghost towns and then there are ghost towns with comic books named after them. Sherwood, TX is the latter (A modern day Robin Hood, of course).