Thursday, December 25, 2008

November Dawn at ROLF from TT Hideaway

Picture taken as the sun came up over the ridge to the east of the North Fork of the White River.

Have a Merry Christmas

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

The Falls at ROLF at 410 CFS on November 2008

410 CFS is very low flow. A late evening picture with a Canon 5D exposed one full second at the falls on the North Fork of the White River at River of Life Farm (Click to enlarge).

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Few more pictures of a Nov. 2008 day at Rock Bridge

Sun in the afternoon  gave way to a few nice shots of the mill and dam. Click to enlarge.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Ozark County Survey from ~ 1900; possibly 1895

Notice the picture of Zanoni Mill on the second page. Click to nnlarge.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Moonlight on the North Fork of the White River

Taken September 2008 at 11:00 PM at Kelly Ford, with a  Canon 5D with a 50mm f1.4.  

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Looking upstream from the ROLF boat launch

A November 7th pictures on a colder and partly cloudy day at River of Life Farm. This picture was taken from the boat launch area looking up the North Fork of the White River. Some color was still visible in the trees across the river especially an old sycamore tree.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Male Northern Cardinal

Picture taken December 2008.

Dawt Mill aerial view and downstream view 1947

Dawt Mill from above and from downstream looking up at the old wood bridge in the summer and winter  of 1947.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

The Golden November North Fork Evening

A couple of pictures, both above the falls,  at early dusk and closer to dark on November 5th, 2008 near the falls at ROLF.

Smoke Tree saplings in Ozark County

On a trip on November 6th to River of Life Farm, my sister and I made a side trip to Trail Top Glade (about 30 minutes away). Even though the majority of adult Smoke trees were past their peak in color, the saplings were still in fall dress. Click to enlarge.

Brown Creeper

An fairly rare bird in Missouri. Taken Canon EOS 5DM2 with 200mm f2.8 lens and 2.0 TC.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

A school of late season smallmouth bass in the North Fork

I was able to photograph these 3 two year old bass just below the ROLF cabins. They were chasing and eating crawfish. Picture taken November 6th, 2008.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Rockbridge in the late 1880's

You can see the PO, the blacksmith shop, the mill, and the stream (Spring Creek), the Bank and a scattering of homes through out the valley. Rockbridge was the county seat prior to moving to Gainesville (where it is today).

Monday, December 1, 2008

Spring Creek at Rockbridge

A nice view of Spring Creek, a beautiful creek managed for hatchery stocked rainbow trout fishing at Rockbridge.