Upstream From The Lockhouse
In keeping with a C&O Canal theme, this photo was taken the same day I took the photo that was in Monday’s post.
I wanted to see something a little different, something that wouldn't look like the photo that most people would take. So, I took a walk up the canal on the side opposite the Tow Path. At one point, as I turned around to see how far I had come this was the scene that was before me. I knew this was what I wanted to photograph.
This is how Lockhouse 70 looks about a hundred yards up the canal from the building. In Photoshop Elements, I only converted this photo to a B&W image, added a touch of contrast and optimized it for web viewing and that was it.
I can just imagine that this would be what people would have seen back in the days when the canal was in use. Yeah, I know, they would have seen this in color, but film was still B&W… :-)