Saturday, October 17, 2009

Photo Hunt ~ Yellow River Floods

Whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones,
and chisel to shapes of grandeur the very mountains.

-Henry Ward Beecher-
For Photo Hunt this week, anything goes!
This is the Yellow River in Porterdale, GA
when we had all the rain last month.
This is usually a quiet, easy flowing river.
Our Mom lived there about a squillion years ago.
You may recognize the mill. It was in many
episodes of The Heat Of The Night television series.
(Mom's Dad was in several, the main one 'Sanctuary')

These are images were taken by Jason Cripps,
check THIS out and meet his partner!

We found them on the City of Porterdale site.
The mill, just 40 minutes from Atlanta,
is now lofts, businesses and yummy food places.
Porterdale is busy and growing again!
Ya'll come on down!
To see what other Photo Hunters found for our
'Anything Goes Photo' see below & join us!
-TNChick's Photo Hunt-
~ The Bunch


  1. Very interesting shots.
    MIne's up, too.

  2. Anonymous11:42 AM

    Wow very impressive water shots - floods are scary! We are playing too!

  3. Wow, that is crazy. Rivers are beautiful but they can be scary, too.

    My Photo Hunt entry is up!

  4. Wow! That's a lot of water!

  5. The power behind all that water reminds me of the Rogue river in Oregon. I was born in Austell,Ga. and lived in Smyrna till I was 8. I hope everyone is O.K. from the floods last month.

  6. Anonymous1:33 PM

    Holy cow! Talk about flooding.

  7. Those are great pictures. We got almost as much water here in Anderson, S.C. My pond is full

  8. Hi! I found you! Yay!!!
    Princess & Deb

  9. It is amazing how swiftly a lazt stream can turn into a raging flash flood. It is really carry when it has not rained where you are up rained a lot up river. Very pretty pictures!

  10. Great shots. We had just moved from Cartersville, GA to Arkansas a few months before this.

  11. My God that is a powerful flow. Happy weekend

  12. Wow! That is a lot of water!!!

  13. Those are really great pictures. It is really cool that your mom's dad was in several episodes of the TV show.

  14. the flood waters scare me to death. they killed a lot in the Philippines the past few weeks. really sad to remember.

  15. Wow, those water shots are amazing!

  16. That is a scary raging river! I have seen the old Mill on tv! I've been absent for a couple months from Photo Hunt, but am trying to "come back" I missed my Saturday friends! Come visit when you can!


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