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June 22, 2015

Wagner Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Filed under: Covered Bridge,Pennsylvania — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am

 

Wagner Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Wagner Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

When Built: 1856

Builders: Not known

Description: The bridge was closed and after being in storage, was re-assembled at its present location where it has a look of having been abandoned since it has no abutments or wingwalls.

Wagner Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

Wagner Covered Bridge, Pennsylvania

This is part of a series on Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Pennsyvania Coming Soon

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June 21, 2015

Calvi, Corsica at night

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Calvi, Corsica at night

Calvi, Corsica at night

A view of the harbour as seen from the Citadel.

Guide to Bird Photography

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June 20, 2015

June 19, 2015

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Filed under: Covered Bridge,Maryland — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am

 

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

When Built: Ca. 1860 (Repaired 1938, 1950, and 1992)

Builders: Ferdinand Wood

Description: In 1927 Willian duPont Jr. purchased a vast area of land which included this bridge. As he engaged in fox hunts on the property, it became known as Foxcatcher Farms and the name became attached to the bridge. The State of Maryland purchased it in 1975 and established the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area.

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

This is part of a series on Maryland’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Covered bridges of the Mid-Atlantic

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June 18, 2015

Potts Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

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Potts Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

Potts Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

If you are visiting High Falls in Bracebridge, have a look for Potts Falls which empties into the Muskoka River beside the High Falls. Upstream from Ptts Falls you will find the lovely Little High Falls.

GPS Location: N 45º 5.333′ W 79º 18.083′

Warning: It can be dangerous to view and photograph waterfalls. The footing can be wet and slippery, and an accidental fall can result in serious injury or death. Note also that many sections of waterfalls are on private property. Please respect these rights.

Go to the Index to Ontario Waterfalls

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June 16, 2015

Hizey (Visintine) Covered Bridge, Ohio

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Hizey (Visintine) Covered Bridge, Ohio

Hizey (Visintine) Covered Bridge, Ohio

 When Built: 1891

Builders: J.W. Buchanan

Description: The original site was crossing Poplar Creek on Poplar Creek Road, it was moved to its present location in 1979.

This is part of a series on Ohio’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Guide to Ohio Covered Bridges

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June 14, 2015

Baker’s Camp Covered Bridge, Indiana

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Baker's Camp Covered Bridge, Indiana

Baker’s Camp Covered Bridge, Indiana


When Built: 1901

Builders: J.J. Daniels

Description: Both the front and sides are painted bard red which is seen in a few Putnam County covered bridges.

 

Baker's Camp Covered Bridge, Indiana

Baker’s Camp Covered Bridge, Indiana

This is part of a series on Indiana’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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June 13, 2015

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