Sue at Life Looms Large each month asks for photos capturing colors of that month. Tough mission for me in December, as Historical Markers never seem to change color. However, I’ll submit this one taken on an overcast December day.
It’s a full size image, click to see it all. The earth tones deepen lower on the bridge from the rising and falling of the river, and then further in the reflection. A splash of rust from a windblown pile of leaves at the far end, a pine tree across the river and clinging snow signal the oncoming winter.
The bridge was built in 1837 without mortar, and in the full size image you can see the intricacies of the stone work.