Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Time done been, won't be no more...

Water plants, Sams Gap, Madison County, NC, 1996

"We are defined by those parts of the earth that we haven’t changed. We’re defined by wildness, whether it’s through our religion, or our economies, or just our basic spiritual identity. That’s always been the defining element, and if we lose wild areas, we lose ourselves" - Taylor Barnhill

The New Road: I-26 and the Footprints of Progress.
A photo essay by Rob Amberg.

A nice selection of photos of the present encroaching on the past in the highlands of North Carolina.