Tag Archives: Maryland

Potomac Panorama

Potomac Panorama

On the Mary­land side of the Potomac you can walk from Harpers Ferry all the way up to Shep­herd­stown or further cour­tesy of the C&O Canal. On the West Virginia side things are a little more limited. But you can walk along the river a way. Which is what I did here, walking until I reached an old rubble dam … Read More…
The Potomac From Harpers Ferry

Sunrise On The Potomac

This is another spot that I photo­graph on a regular basis. This is where the Shenan­doah (on the right) and The Potomac (on the left) meet and the Potomac then heads through the Blue Ridge Moun­tains and on towards DC. It's also essen­tially where three states meet with Mary­land on the left across and Virginia on the … Read More…
Top Of The World

Made It, Ma. Top Of The World!

Okay, not actu­ally the top of the world. The head­line is a lie! But it did feel like it. I took another walk up to the top of Mary­land Heights this morning. And for the first time there wasn't any cloud cover there so I could actu­ally see (well occa­sion­ally in-between all the trees at least). This shot is … Read More…
C&O Canal

Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal

The Chesa­peake and Ohio Canal, usually referred to as the C&O Canal  runs parallel to the Potomac River from Cumber­land, Mary­land to Wash­ington D.C. A length of around 184 miles. It oper­ated for almost 100 years (from 1831 to 1924). It is now main­tained as a National Histor­ical park and makes an excel­lent walking/running/cycling route. This photo was taken … Read More…

Cunningham Falls

Cunningham Falls State Park is a park in Mary­land near Thur­mont (a little to the south of Gettys­burg). It's a nice park with a lake and very pleasant for a day out and a picnic. It takes it's name from a 78 foot cascading water­fall (appar­ently the largest cascading water­fall in Mary­land). My photo shows the base of the waterfall

  Read More…