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.


4 comments:

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

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

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

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