Susquehana River
This is about 2-3 miles up river from where the 464 mile long Susquehana empties into the Chesapeake Bay at the Concord Point Light House in Harve de Grace MD.

This is part of the 6-7 mile long tidal part of the river. The tide flow is blocked by the Conowingo hydroelectric dam at that point (barely seen in this photo is one of the electric transmission towers originating at the dam)

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Susquehana River

This is about 2-3 miles up river from where the 464 mile long Susquehana empties into the Chesapeake Bay at the Concord Point Light House in Harve de Grace MD.

This is part of the 6-7 mile long tidal part of the river. The tide flow is blocked by the Conowingo hydroelectric dam at that point (barely seen in this photo is one of the electric transmission towers originating at the dam)

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Once the Virginia landscape descends from the mountains in the west much of the coastal plain is very low lying. Shallow swampy areas such as this are frequently found alongside rural roads. This is one such swamp that is likely no more than 6”-12” deep, if that. 
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Once the Virginia landscape descends from the mountains in the west much of the coastal plain is very low lying. Shallow swampy areas such as this are frequently found alongside rural roads. This is one such swamp that is likely no more than 6”-12” deep, if that. 

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Norfolk NE
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Norfolk NE

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Hybiscus
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Hybiscus

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Squall line over Columbia SC, July 2014
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Squall line over Columbia SC, July 2014

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Another fabulous shot of Anastasia for the Potomac River series.
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Another fabulous shot of Anastasia for the Potomac River series.

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Anastasia, Potomac River series
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Anastasia, Potomac River series

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Heading to Atlanta, somewhere over the Carolinas.
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Heading to Atlanta, somewhere over the Carolinas.

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Continental Lint Cleaning plant, Swansea SC
Cotton (lint) must be separated (ginned) from its seeds, dirt and plant stems before it can become one’s tighty-whiteys. The cotton gin, invented in 1793 by Eli Whitney, does this mechanically and revolutionized the cotton industry…along with contributing to Southern slavery and ultimately the U.S. Civil War.
Daniel Pratt formed his company in 1833 to manufacture lint cleaning machines, cotton gins. Through a series of mergers it became the Continental Lint Cleaning Company in 1899 and with additional mergers a world-wide force in cotton processing when, in 1986, the Continental Eagle Company was formed.
I’m guessing this facility, or at least its sign, pre-date the last merger making this building almost 30 years old. The equipment on the right has a newer look to it, however.
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Continental Lint Cleaning plant, Swansea SC

Cotton (lint) must be separated (ginned) from its seeds, dirt and plant stems before it can become one’s tighty-whiteys. The cotton gin, invented in 1793 by Eli Whitney, does this mechanically and revolutionized the cotton industry…along with contributing to Southern slavery and ultimately the U.S. Civil War.

Daniel Pratt formed his company in 1833 to manufacture lint cleaning machines, cotton gins. Through a series of mergers it became the Continental Lint Cleaning Company in 1899 and with additional mergers a world-wide force in cotton processing when, in 1986, the Continental Eagle Company was formed.

I’m guessing this facility, or at least its sign, pre-date the last merger making this building almost 30 years old. The equipment on the right has a newer look to it, however.

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Gardens and pool, Belmont NC
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Gardens and pool, Belmont NC

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Happy 4th!
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Happy 4th!

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Rock-leaf
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Rock-leaf

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when to report a blog for stripping credits

sierramckenzie:

you can report a blog to tumblr staff for many reasons, but I thought I’d let other content creators out there know that if there is a blog that CONSISTENTLY STRIPS CREDITS, and especially if they add their own url or a copy-paste line of commentary each time, report it. tumblr staff generally deletes these blogs for not following the community guidelines. 

to report a blog email the url and any relevant info to: support@tumblr.com 

Potomac River series, Anastasia Green-19, MM 2904576
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Potomac River series, Anastasia Green-19, MM 2904576

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Tarpon Springs FL-the original Greek immigrant settlement of sponge fishermen. It still retains a charming air that is often obscured in other parts of Florida’s tourist-themed areas.
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Tarpon Springs FL-the original Greek immigrant settlement of sponge fishermen. It still retains a charming air that is often obscured in other parts of Florida’s tourist-themed areas.

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