A WELL WORN path runs along the railroad tracks near South Shingle Road. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
LATE AFTERNOON SUN shines through a fence creating long shadows on Silver Oaks Road in Shingle Springs. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
DOING WHAT HE OTTER - An otter climbs up on the shore of a pond near South Shingle Road. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
MARIAH TOWERS, 13, of Rescue practices riding 14 year old Tycoon, a thoroughbred and last of the direct line of Seattle Slough at Terris (c.q.)Oak Ranch on South Shingle Road as her mom, Tiffany, left and owner of the ranch, Phyllis Cauble look on.
BIRDS OF A FEATHER - flock together with a four legged friend to graze in the late afternoon light on South Shingle Road. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
THREE HORSES GRAZE the green pasture in the late afternoon near Silver Oaks and South Shingle Road on February 13. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene