Tag Archives: Tennessee

Monochrome Madness – 2-44

My offering for this weeks Monochrome Madness. Sewanee, Tenessee, is the home of the University of the South and a great place for a photo drive. The town predates the university by many decades, so there is some pre-university history … Continue reading

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Mill Stones Cades Cove

Photo of the Week Mill stones of different styles have been used for thousands of years, especially in Europe and Asia. Grist mills were a community necessity in early America. Corn, wheat and other grains had to be ground in … Continue reading

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Cades Cove Mill Wheel

Photo of the Week Cades Cove is one of the most popular and visited sections of the Great Smoky Mountains. The cove resembles a long bowl surrounded by mountains. Access is via a park road through a pass. The closest … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again – Bringing in the Harvest

Photo of the Week This is gold–Tennessee Gold Yes, it is that time of year. These hulking red, green and yellow harvesters have been sitting patiently, waiting to go to work, and now they are busy–corn and soybeans especially around … Continue reading

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The Dam that Couldn’t Hold Water

Photo of the Week Hales Bar Dam Hales Bar Dam, completed in 1913, was originally built by the Tennessee Electric and Power Company (TEPCO), and taken over by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA – 1929) as part of its flood … Continue reading

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16 Months of Adventure – Riverside 177 White Water Retro Camper Report

A 16-Month Performance and Adventure Report Sixteen months ago we drove our brand new Riverside 177 White Water Retro camper off of the dealer’s lot. Shortly before I posted the first “Camper Report,” we had experienced several minor issues, but … Continue reading

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Silent Partners

Photo of the Week Tennessee Truck and Barn Driving around the Middle Tennessee countryside offers many photo opportunities. Over the years I have taken photos of many barns. The older and more worn, the more I like them (as long … Continue reading

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Dunlap, the Town that Coke Built

Not the beverage but the coal product produced in coke ovens. Dunlap is a small town in the geographic center of the Sequatchie Valley at the foot of the Cumberland Plateau, about thirty miles northwest of Chattanooga. This town, of … Continue reading

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Sunrise over the Cumberland Plateau

Photo of the Week The Cumberland Plateau rises up separating East and Middle Tennessee (the horizon in this photo). We call it a “mountain,” but it rises little more than 1000 feet above sea level. It serves us well, however, … Continue reading

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Grapes

Photo of the Week These grapes are on a fence erected specifically for them in our backyard.

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