November 26, 2012

Cedar Creek at Bowman's Mill Ford

The scene looks tranquil at first glance but if you look closely you can see signs of recent flooding. Debris is still hanging from trees.

There's a low-water bridge here which floods regularly, so during a heavy storm you might want to cross the creek on the other side on Strasburg on U.S. 11 or I-81.

There was no bridge here 150 years but Confederate soldiers crossed at a ford on their way to attack a Union encampment, starting the Battle of Cedar Creek.

5 comments:

  1. What a mess that flooding made, but it is still beautiful.

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  2. Belas fotografias...Espectacular....
    Cumprimentos

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  3. I can sit and stare at water for hours, so relaxing. It is like watching a fire burn in the fireplace.

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  4. Yes, some lovely photos ... Beautiful frames with delicious water reflections.

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