Nikon D7000 18-200mm Nikkor Lens. Thank you. Les
As I had stated many times before, the Grings Mill & Recreation Area has much History tied to it. Since, the old Schuylkill Canal used to run right thru this area there are many “left over’s” from that time that still can be viewed. This stack of stones was once a bridge support thatContinue reading “HORSE & MULE BRIDGE”
Independence National Park is located in Philadelphia, PA which is about a hour drive from my home. This is looking towards Independence Hall. WE THE PEOPLE is written in steel on the front of the Main building. It is the starting words of the Declaration of Independence. A closer look at Independence Hall WouldContinue reading “INDEPENDENCE PARK”
Carpenters’ Hall is a treasure in historic Philadelphia. It hosted the First Continental Congress in 1774 and was home to Franklin’s Library Company, The American Philosophical Society, and the First and Second Banks of the United States. Today, Carpenters’ Hall is open to the public and welcomes over 150,000 world-wide visitors to this wonderfulContinue reading “PHILADELPHIA HISTORY”
Tired and just plain wore out!
Remnants of an old Canal Lock Door. THE UNION CANAL still has some left over’s from more than 200 yrs. ago. This old Lock Door was repaired once in the many years that have passed. It does not work anymore, but you can still see how they operated. Lock Tenders had to open andContinue reading “B&W CHALLENGE – DAY 4”
Looking across the bridge in Grings Mill Thank you. Les
Front original walls to the Union Canal Lock #43 THE UNION CANAL was once a major transportation method of transporting goods from the Coal Region Area to as far as Philadelphia. Canal Boats moved up on down the canal, pulled along by Horse & Mule. The Walls and Canal are still visible afterContinue reading “B&W PHOTO CHALLENGE – DAY 3”
Iron Workers Homes in Hopewell Village. Pentax K100D DSLR Les HOPEWELL VILLAGE used to be a very important Iron Making Village that made Iron during the early 1800’s. Not many of the original homes are left. The Iron making village is registered on the Pennsylvania National Historical Places.
Iron Master’s House at Hopewell Village built in the early 1800’s Thank you. Les