The mailbox was located by the Wild Birds Unlimited store, 206 S Main St., Galena, Illinois. When i took the photo I thought that the metal mailbox had actually been painted but it seems that this is just attached to it.
I used ACDSee Ultimate 10.4 to rotate slightly, adjust the lighting and boost the vibrance. This was done to make the colors stand out better. In hindsight I should have used a polarizing filter when I took the photo but I didn’t think of it.
Photo © 2012 Gary J. Sibio. All rights reserved.