Showing posts with label paintography. Show all posts
Showing posts with label paintography. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Spring's Picture Window ...

“To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.”
                   ~ Walt Whitman
                          ~ 1819-1892
A window in the historic Bogert’s Covered Bridge in Lehigh Parkway, Allentown, Pennsylvania, perfectly frames the sweetness of spring on a beautiful May evening as the Little Lehigh Creek flows gently beneath the bridge.

Bogert’s Covered Bridge spans 145 feet over the Little Lehigh Creek.

Built in 1841, its history traces back to the mid-1700s when the Bogert family moved into a log cabin next to the future site of the bridge. It is the oldest covered bridge in Lehigh County and among the oldest in the country. It is open only to pedestrian and bicycle traffic, as well as the occasional rider on horseback.

Bogert’s Covered Bridge is a wooden Burr Truss bridge with vertical plank siding and a gable roof. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

A Trail Of Sugar ...

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”
                          ~ John Steinbeck
                                   ~ 1902-1968
Traces of a Christmas Eve snowfall remain the day after Christmas to sugar the Saucon Rail Trail, Hellertown, Pennsylvania as sunset looms to close a beautiful but very cold day.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Running On Winter ...

“What’s in store for me in the direction I don’t take?”
               ~ Jack Kerouac
                     ~ 1922-1969
Spring is just around the corner and winter is waning, but there is still snow on the ground from a mid-March blizzard as runners dash up a hill at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.