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Canada, photography, Quebec, Uncategorized, Winter

Heading for the hills.

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Flint Creek.

Just a few miles from where I grew up.

The bridge is called Stanley.

There isn’t a spectacular view.

“The Great Stanley Bridge” is really just a former railroad trestle

It is hard to romanticize a place, when you know that on the other side of the trees, are just muddy fields full of cabbages.

But it’s a nice, peaceful spot, away from any roads, accessible only by a walking path, down an old railway bed.

These little country railways didn’t have high embankments, and sometimes run through cuts, so you’re often walking a bit below the level of the fields — the trees and shrubs along it make a green tunnel, that’s pretty shady and pleasant on hot days, and out of the wind on cold days.

 

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Same scene, a week later, and a bit later in the day

 

 

Finger Lakes, FLX, hiking, NY, photography, Upstate New York

Pictures of Upstate New York in October. Flint Creek

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