This Old Bridge

Uploaded: August 21, 2012 19:29:01

Description

5-image HDR, f/16, ISO 50, Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 150mm. (EoD)
The Davis Ferry Bridge is a through truss bridge built in 1912 that spans the Wabash River. It is open to pedestrians only. Davis Ferry is a part of Tippecanoe County history. The first white man known to have resided in Tippecanoe Township was a Frenchman named William Burnett who establish a trading post between the mouth of Burnett's creek and the Tippecanoe River. Burnett's daughter married John Davis who established a Wabash River ferry near the outlet of Burnett's creek in 1823. The ferry was in operation up until the bridge's construction in 1912.

Comments

Gord MacEachern August 22, 2012

Love the composition and the wonderful design here Rona, always enjoy the great info also!! #1481697

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 22, 2012

Terrific capture and design elements, Rona. #10285240

Monnie Ryan August 22, 2012

Terrific composition and lines, Rona! #10285390

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 22, 2012

Awesome EOD capture, Rona! I love the story behind it. Well done! #10285856

Carol L. Fowler August 22, 2012

Looks like it is in good working order! #10286129

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic August 27, 2012

Wonderful lines, angles, details, textures, tones, light and composition, Rona!! Thanks for the history, too! ! :-) #10292384

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