Saturday, June 19, 2010

Sunday Bridge Series: Glen Echo Creek

As stated in an earlier post, Glen Echo Creek surfaces above ground several places on its way from the hills to the bay.  One of the longest stretches runs for several blocks just off of Piedmont Avenue, a busy shopping district.  The creek wends its way through a small park, behind houses and a senior citizen complex, and along public paths before it goes underground again.  Neighbors volunteer to maintain the creek bed and restore plants native to the riparian community.  The cyclone fence borders Monte Vista Avenue that bridges the creek.  The culvert that runs under the street seems to represent both tunnel and bridge at the same time.  For more bridge photos from around the world, visit «Louis La Vache's» Sunday Bridge meme.

16 comments:

  1. A seductive bridge. (I don't really know why I think that, but it's what popped into my mind.) I'll be back when I have a better analysis...:)

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  2. Looks like from a fairytale. I'd expect trolls or leprechauns to appear. Or both!

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  3. no wonder the surroundings look so lush, neighbors volunteer to take care of this creek. that's wonderful. i love your photo.

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  4. the cyclone fence rather spoils the view, but is perhaps necessary.

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  5. Lovely old stones, wonderful shot!

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  6. Tunnel or bridge? Tricky and creative...
    God bless you!
    Cezar

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  7. Beautiful place, volunteers did good job.

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  8. Lovely bridge! I love the ivy :-)

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  9. Good one, Carolyn! «Louis» has never seen it from this perspective!

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  10. Beautiful. I like the "old" look of this photo. How wonderful that volunteers help to take care of the creek bed.

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  11. A very well maintained creek! Love the lush green and water reflections!

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  12. The bridge seems to be a fairy tale.
    It is a heartwarming atmosphere.

    Thank you.
    ruma

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  13. If it weren't for the fencing around the bridge, one would think this was in a very remote part of the countryside. I love the rustic nature of the bridge. Looks like it's been around for quite some time.

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  14. Simply beautiful! Great shot!

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  15. Nice to know people care and maintain the area.

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