FLDS at Fort Concho – Sunday

Again I’m skipping around on the timeline. This happened Sunday evening. And again the photos aren’t toned properly and some look outright awful. We were just on our way out of Eldorado, with thoughts of a good meal and comfy bed in our minds after a day of work. And then a school bus turned…

YFZ Raid – Three Busloads

Eldorado - FLDS women and children from the YFZ Ranch are escorted by Texas Child Protective Services workers from the First Baptist Church's Fellowship Hall to waiting buses Sunday, April 6, 2008. Photos by Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune; 4.06.2008

    On Sunday we stood in front of the First Baptist Church in Eldorado and witnessed the loading of three buses with FLDS members who had been removed from the YFZ “Yearning for Zion” Ranch. These are their faces. For those of you looking for relatives or friends you haven’t seen in a while,…

Outsiders Breach The Temple

That’s the FLDS temple at the YFZ Ranch. It was photographed with 840mm of telephoto lens (600×1.4 and cropped way, way in) and obviously distorted by the Texas heat waves rising off the scrub. Saturday evening we were pretty much done but stopped by to see our favorite Texas State Troopers at the roadblock on…