One of the scores of New York subway cars on permanent display at the New York Museum of Transit in downtown Brooklyn. The museum is housed in a decommissioned subway station.
On Memphis’ Beale Street, blues, barbecue and beer are the draws, and you won’t have any trouble finding them with the giant signs pointing the way. Click here for a gallery of the best on the block (link to travel blog at SFGate).
When the paddlewheel steamer American Queen goes under low wires and bridges on the Mississippi River, the captan lowers the retractable smokestacks. In this position, the smokestacks look like fanciful cannons ready to fire.
(Shot at 1/160, f. 5.6 on a Canon T3i with a fixed 14mm 2.8 lens.)