Saturday, February 17, 2007

Walking on The Water Pt.3



Once a common sight, swinging bridges are now quite rare in our area. I remember a number of them from my childhood. Built and maintained by our township road crew they were a vital link to civilization for the families who lived where only a low water fording afforded vehicle access to their home. This bridge is private and was erected by its owner to afford him easy hunting access to his mountain land.




The stream is held in suspension awaiting warmer temperatures before gravity can again move it along on its endless journey


Beautiful icicles contrast nicely with the green fern in the background



Here even the fast moving riffle has frozen over, preserving the ripples on the water


This post concludes the Walking on the Water Series
I hope you have enjoyed it. Soon winter will be past and only the memories and photographs will endure to remind us that on some days even we can

Walk on Water

4 comments:

photowannabe said...

I've really enjoyed this series. They have all been great, but I love the Icicles and the frozen ripples on the water in the last shot.

Chad Oneil said...

That one icicle looks like a dagger.

Faye Pekas said...

Brrrrrr.. dang that looks cold. Those icicles are awesome. I've missed a few of your posts and just looked back. I love the animal tracks in the snow.

Thiên said...

Hey, that's a very cool shot, Salty Dawg.