Ft. Worth & Denver Railroad Safe

I’ve always wanted to photograph the large safe in the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas. During a recent First Friday Art Trail, I took a stolen opportunity to capture some images. Safes for some odd reason have always fascinated me. As I photographed it I reflected on its history of what it held exactly…

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Discovering A Tiny Llano Estacado Chapel

Discovered this tiny chapel in the former Mercy Hospital in Slaton, Texas. Circa – 1951   Photograph – © Christena Stephens Photography

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Forewarning at Floyd County Jail – An Update

  UPDATE This building has now been destroyed. The Floyd County Commissioners voted to tear down this historic jail due to it being too costly to repair and maintain. Just like that –  this 1925 landmark is turned to dust and rubble, not even a place to reflect on history and no place for the…

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Cross in the Window

Stopped at the Lonely Plains Church, aka as the Taiban Church in New Mexico to show a friend the church on a recent trip to the enchanted state. When I always stop here I observe any changes the building has suffered. It’s amazing the church is still standing given the continued high winds of the…

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