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Black Butte: 1942

Black Butte: 1942

August 1942 in Madison County, Montana. Sheep grazing the Gravelly Range at the foot of Black Butte. View full size. Gorgeous 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.

 

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Sheep, close-up and in the distance

This shot reaffirms and gives authentication to my ideal of what sheep look like in their grazing land. Completely different from that digitized stuff that Ang Lee tried to pass off on viewers in Brokeback Mountain.

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