The Working West

A High Country News photo contest


High Country News received 57 entries to our "The Working West" photo contest. This slideshow includes the top 20 photos, as voted by readers, plus a few of the editors' favorites. You can submit your photos and writing to upcoming contests at our 40th anniversary website.

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Music by Glenn Jones, licensed under Creative Commons.


Anonymous says:
Aug 11, 2010 11:34 AM
Well, I'm disappointed. I thought for sure somebody would enter photos of the hardest working equipment in Arizona, the evaporative cooler or air conditioner!