July 4, 2015

Lookout Tower in Sepia

log towerThe observation tower on Droop Mountain was built of logs the size of telephone poles. They are grayish-brown so a sepia tint looks natural. I'm sharing this with Sepia Saturday.

I visited this part of West Virginia as a child and later as a young adult. On this recent visit I delved into the Civil War history, having studied it over the past 20-plus years. (See my Civil War Field Trips site.)  When I was younger I knew very little about the Civil War in West Virginia, for Virginia history treats the war as pretty much a Virginia affair.


  1. Thanks for joining Ruckus The Eskie and Earl's World! in the Sepia Saturday Blog Hop!


  2. Cool shot and views of the tower! Great sepia images! Happy Sunday!

  3. You've got me remembering my Lincoln Log constructions today. They entertained me for hours.


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