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  1. New Jersey
    From North to South Milford–Montague Toll Bridge Milford-Montague Bridge over Delaware River, New Jersey-Pennsylvania by jag9889, on Flickr Dingman's Ferry Bridge IMG_1172 by Alan Studt, on Flickr Dingman's Ferry Bridge by Keith Thomas, on Flickr Delaware Water Gap Toll Bridge...
  2. Bridges
    Back in January of 2012, we had a nice, clear, dry, not-too-cold night, and I decided to drive a few miles up the road and see if I could get some nice shots of the DMB. If you time the tide on the river right, you can get a calm surface. 25- and 30-second exposures DMB-06Jan2012-006 by...
  3. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Lincoln, officially known as Lincoln City, is an unincorporated community in Sussex County, south of Milford. The population is around 500. Lincoln was built on the Junction & Breakwater Railroad, and was laid out in 1865. The founder envisioned a large city, and surveyed wide streets for...
  4. Urban Showcase
    There are 57 municipalities in the state of Delaware. I have visited and photgraphed all 57 of them, and at some point in the last 7 years, have produced photothreads for all 57 places. After finally posting the photothread for the last municipality that I hadn't shown yet, Bridgeville, it's...
  5. Urban Showcase
    With 2011 drawing to an end, I wanted to highlight the places in North America that I did phototours of over the course of the year. All are at least partially from this year, with some still needing to be finished up, and others finished up in 2011. Many have been shown already, but some are...
  6. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Bridgeville is a town in western Sussex County, along US Route 13. The population is around 2,000. Bridgeville is named for Bridge Branch, a small creek that connects to the Nanticoke River to the east. The town was developed extensively in the mid-1800s after the Delaware Railroad was built...
  7. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    With the possibility of a direct hit from Hurricane Irene, a mandatory evacuation is in place for the areas of the state along the ocean, inland bays, Delaware Bay, and Delaware River up to New Castle and Wilmington. I did not drive all the way down to the beach towns because the evacuation...
  8. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Port Penn is an unincorporated community on the Delaware River, south of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. Port Penn was founded by David Stewart in 1763. Stewart envisioned a grain-shipping port that would rival Philadelphia. Port Penn never became the port it was hoped to be and growth...
  9. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Blades is a town on the south shore of the Nanticoke River, directly across from the city of Seaford. The population is around 1,250. Blades was named after James Blades, a Pennsylvania Railroad employee who operated a store near what is now the center of the town. The community was...
  10. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Buffalo, New York (Winter 2011) Phototour: Elmwood Village, Delaware Park, World Junior Hockey and more: Part 2 I visited good ol' Buffalo from January 2-6, 2011 to attend the World Junior Hockey Tournament and to take in the sights and sounds of the city. This is Part 2 including Elmwood...
  11. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Seaford is a city on the Nanticoke River in western Sussex County. The town was named for Seaford, England, located in England's Sussex County. Seaford has a population of around 7,500 and is the largest town in Sussex County. Seaford began as a shipping center that was connected to the...
  12. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Wawaset Park is a neighborhood at the very west of Wilmington, south of Pennsylvania Avenue and east of Greenhill Avenue. The neighborhood was formerly the ground of Schuetzen Park, a horse racing track that later became an auto racing track and site of the Delaware State Fair. The park land...
  13. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Wyoming is a town in Kent County, south of Dover. The population is around 1,200. Wyoming was largely settled when the Delaware Railroad came through what is now the town in 1856. The settlement was originally called "West Camden", since Camden had been established for several decades...
  14. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Houston (pronounced "house-ton") is a town in southern Kent County. The town was named after Judge John W. Houston. Houston's population is 430. Houston developed as a stop on the Junction and Breakwater Railroad, which connected Milford to the Delaware Railroad in Harrington. The railroad...
  15. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Farmington is a town in western Kent County. The population is around 85, making it Delaware's smallest municipality by population. Like many other towns in the southwestern quadrant of the state, Farmington was established from the coming of the Delaware Railroad. The town was established in...
  16. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Harrington is a town in southwestern Kent County, and has a population of around 3,500. Harrington began as Clark's Corner, named after the family that opened an inn and tavern at the location in the 1790s. The settlement was renamed Harrington in 1859, after being incorporated following the...
  17. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    I thought it was a good time to give a link to a website that I’ve had under my favorites for awhile. The site is called MyTopo and it gives historical topographic maps of the entire country, divided into a patchwork of quadrangles. The link is for most of New Castle County at the opening decade...
  18. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Bethel is a town on Broad Creek, a tributary of the Nanticoke River, at the head of navigation on the waterway for deep draft boats. The population is around 185. Because of the location on the creek, Bethel became a wooden shipbuilding center. Forests of virgin pine, oak, and cypress...
  19. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Camden is a town in Kent County, 2 miles south of Dover near U.S. Route 13. Camden has a population of around 2,100. Camden is one of the handful of municipalities that make up Dover's urbanized area. A house on Camden Wyoming Avenue. An old bank building at Main Street & Camden Wyoming...
  20. Northeast and MidAtlantic
    Milford is a town that is located in both Kent County and Sussex County. The portion of the town that is in Kent County is referred to as "North Milford", and the portion of the town that is in Sussex County is referred to as "South Milford", but the two sections are one municipality. The town...
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