This Catholic church was built in 1913 and is the most prominent landmark in Colton, Washington. We stopped to get a picture of this beautiful building on our return trip this week. Colton is a small country town of around 450 population.
Lovely red church. I like !
6 Nov 2011 7:21am
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6 Nov 2011 10:02am
Good details, nice capture!
6 Nov 2011 10:54am
It's so immaculate it looks unreal. Amazing that it's nearly 100 years old could almost have been built yesterday :)
@grouser: It had a number of wires in and around the street which I removed.
We have many like this in rural Ontario. Handsome and so very well built. You did it photographic justice with this nicely framed shot.
6 Nov 2011 2:35pm
Wonderful composition of this beautiful church. Great detail. Love it. Excellent. :)
6 Nov 2011 2:49pm
Hi Don, I don't know if it's just my computer at work (I'm on my computer at home right now) or what's going on, but this is the 1st time in several days that I've been able to get on your blog... All week it kept saying that this blog doesn't exist & would take me to an error page. I kept meaning to try here at home, cuz I'd only tried from work, but I kept forgetting. Now, that I know I can get thru, I'll try again from work tomorrow... that computer is old & I can only run one program at a time on it, so I'm guessing that's the problem.
6 Nov 2011 3:06pm
Superbe sur ce ciel bleu et ce ton brique.
On dirait 2 petits yeux qui me regardent sur le clocher .
Bel angle de prise.)
6 Nov 2011 4:19pm
love the juxtaposition of the STOP sign too
6 Nov 2011 5:43pm
I like this brick architecture
6 Nov 2011 8:38pm
Wonderful clarity...beautiful church and a beautiful day...beautifully captured!
6 Nov 2011 8:53pm
Beautiful church on a beautiful day.
6 Nov 2011 9:34pm
Beautiful brick church! Nice capture :)
I can see why the building appeals ... I couldn't help but notice the name of the street: Steptoe Street! What a perfectly cloudless day for showcasing this old church
6 Nov 2011 9:48pm
Someone stole the clock
7 Nov 2011 12:09am
That sure is a beautiful church...there is a Catholic church over in Illinois that I want to photograph, but have not attempted it yet.
7 Nov 2011 12:57am
7 Nov 2011 12:59am
great framing of this church, nice clean shot
7 Nov 2011 1:48am
1913....? it's in great condition, almost looks brand new.
7 Nov 2011 2:36am
wow! it's incredibly clean and well-kept for 1913!
7 Nov 2011 3:13am
So clean and pure and simple in all ways. Churches are a symbol of a higher consciousness to me, and I always enjoy looking at them anywhere I find myself. Nice "catch," Don. :-)
7 Nov 2011 2:05pm
i like the clear and straight lines and the brick architecture that emphasizes the white lines of the windows ...
7 Nov 2011 6:06pm
looks like it was just built, so new and clean
8 Nov 2011 8:50am
It's in great condition, I would never guess it was almost 100 years old!
9 Nov 2011 2:17am
It's a well preserved church for a town of 450. It must draw people from surrounding farms.
9 Nov 2011 7:12pm
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