Thursday, September 28, 2017

Croton Dam

While in NY mom and I drove up to the Croton Dam to take in the sights and sounds of the Croton Dam. We'd been there years ago but it was so lovely to go back. This time we also made our way to the top of the dam and walked all the way across the span! 
Dams just fascinate me. The engineering behind them, the beauty of the falls, the fragility of a wall containing mass amounts of water. Even more amazing to think that this was made in the early 1900s! Just amazing. 


   

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Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

What an amazing place. Beautiful shots Tamar :) Thanks for hosting.

Tom said... {Reply}

...looks dam nice!

Handmade in Israel said... {Reply}

What a great place to visit. You do get to some wonderful places!

Shelbee On The Edge said... {Reply}

Great photos, Tamar! The engineering of dams really is quite remarkable!
Shelbee
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Bekah said... {Reply}

Just beautiful! Once again, you find the best things to see and photograph! (Side note: my niece and her husband visited your fine city this past weekend, and she said she fell in love with it and wants to come back!!!)

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

That looks like a beautiful spot. My palms get sweaty just thinking of the height but I'd still go up there!

Lea said... {Reply}

Lovely!
Have a beautiful day!

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

Look at your slow motion waterfalls! Nice.

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

Lovely capture of the water in motion!

Jill Foley said... {Reply}

What a great spot - I love all that water. And the curves/lines of the bridge. Very visually appealing!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said... {Reply}

The Croton Dan is amazing. I wonder how the falls looked before it was built?

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said... {Reply}

I love water in all its forms but these forms are quite beautiful.

csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

That is a very beautiful dam. I would love to visit it. Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful weekend.

Sharon said... {Reply}

This is so lovely! I've never heard of this beautiful place!

bettyl-NZ said... {Reply}

What a fantastic place! Your photographed it so well!!