Diane Putnam's photos


  • Toboggan jump

    Grandson at the skate park. This trick is called "the toboggan," according to my grandson.

  • Standard jump

    This is, astonishingly, a renowned skatepark among dedicated skaters and BMX bikers around the world. Several skate boarder magazines and websites list this one in Klamath Falls among the most well-designed and challenging in the world. In one survey abou…

  • The Toboggan

    Grandson flying high.


  • Dropping into the bowl

    It's a deep bowl-shaped feature that he first dived into with his bike when he was 6 years old. He promptly broke his arm! Two older boys had to fish him out. ;-( This is, astonishingly, a renowned skatepark among dedicated skaters and BMX bikers around…

  • Small area of reflection


  • Menacing atmosphere



  • I-beams in the afternoon

    New medical building going up next to Skylakes Hospital. I think this will consolidate satellite clinics, such as orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, etc.

  • The overseer


  • Dennis works the night shift



  • Leaning power


  • Oh look, there's a fire

    On Stukel Mtn. I heard on the radio a few days after this shot that kids with fireworks it! They might be receiving a big bill for the cost of putting out their fire.

  • Stukel Mountain fire

    I found out when I got home that this was 35 acres. A few hours later it was 500 acres with people on farms on both sides of the mountain being advised of potential evacuation.


  • Klamath Falls Air Tanker Base

    Located conveniently west of the fire. See map.

  • White tank

    One of the derailed cars, scraped from dragging in gravel.

  • Wood & metal scraps

    From the train derailment.


  • Derailed cars


  • Autumn field


  • Autumn field



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