A Morning in the Sequatchie Valley

I know this isn’t a typical post about railroad history, but I really want to share some of my recent photos with you from an early morning adventure to Pikeville, TN in the Sequatchie Valley. (This area does have some rather interesting railroad history and I’m sure there will be a future post about that). To me, there is nothing better than starting the day very early and watching the sun cast its first golden rays out from behind a mountain still lightly blanketed with fog or across an open field covered in dew. Experiencing the sunrise is something I look forward to every morning, weather permitting, either during my long drive to work or on a relaxing ride through the country on my day off. I have a fear of wasting my life and missing out on interesting things, so I am normally awake early and eager to see what the day has in store. I hope you enjoy these photos and if you’re one of those people who find it difficult to get out of bed early, then I hope you are inspired to get out and enjoy a nice sunrise sometime soon! It will give you a renewed outlook!

What could be better than a beautiful sunrise to start the day?
I have always been partial to old red barns.
One thing I enjoy is taking black and white photos that appear vintage.
I’m not certain of the history at this location, but the scenery did make a great photo opportunity.
A view of the crystal clear Sequatchie River near its head at the north end of the valley.
I thought this moss-covered tree next to the river made for an interesting shot.