The final blast at the Thornton Composite Reservoir removes the last 36000 tons of rock from the southwest corner of the reservoir.
The Dan Rabin Transit Plaza in Hammond closed June 30, when Hammond's easygo bus service ended, leaving regular public transit commuters stranded.
Commuters board a Pace bus that pulled up behind one of Hammond's easygo buses Saturday at the Dan Rabin Transit Plaza. Hammond's easygo bus service ended Saturday leaving regular commuters who used the buses without bus service.
Ferna Tyler, of Hammond, rides an easygo bus Saturday for the final day. The easygo service ended after Saturday leaving regular public transit commuters like Tyler without a ride.
Bus driver Donna Anderson waits while easygo Blue Line riders board Saturday at the Dan Rabin Transit Plaza.
Bus driver Donna Anderson, of East Chicago, checks on riders Saturday morning in the rearview mirror of her easygo bus. The easygo service ended after Saturday "This effects everybody," Anderson said. She had driven the bus for two years.
Easygo bus driver Dedra Watkins waits for riders to board Saturday at the Dan Rabin Transit Plaza. Hammond's easygo bus service that ran routes to five different cities in Lake County and one into Chicago ended Saturday.
Riders take their last trip on the easygo Lake Transit bus system on June 30. The shutdown of the service has damaged hopes for a regional mass transit system in Northwest Indiana.
Buses line up for the last runs of easygo Lake Transit on June 30 at the Dan Rabin Transit Plaza in Hammond. The closing of the bus service has damaged hopes for a regional mass transit system in Northwest Indiana.
Kristin Fabry, of Tecumseh, Okla., stands on a platform to groom River, one of the Clydesdale horses, on Sunday, the last day of the 2010 Porter County Fair.
Thrill-seekers enjoy the final day on the midway rides Sunday at the Porter County Fair.
Josephine Santana orders fiesta potatos from a vendor on the final day of the 2010 Porter County Fair.
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