Rusted railroad steel spike on metamorphic stone in Vermilion County Illinois still life Americana Collection

Steel and Stone – Americana Collection

Rusting and pitted from weathering, this steel railroad spike rests in bed of metamorphic stone near a Norfolk Southern main line as it crosses the Indiana/Illinois state line.

camera: Nikon D3 | lens: AF-S Micro Nikkor VR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
focal length: 105mm | exposure: f/11 – 1/1000th second – ISO 500