Rust And Rebirth

It’s been a while since I have seen a train on this set of tracks. The strong railroad steel is covered with a growing layer of rust and the Sycamore trees are steadily reclaiming their territory. I can tell by the size of the shoots that it’s been about two years give or take since one of the powerful engines have come thundering down the line. The section of tracks next to this set still has a shiny surface and there’s no underbrush growing between the cross ties which means that trains are still around but they now travel to a different destination. Which leaves me to wonder if this section of tracks is destined to become a hiking trail? I’ve never really walked this set of tracks but I’ve driven but I driven through some of the same countryside and there’s a lot of potential. It’s remote enough in some places to be interesting but close enough to civilization for a measure of safety. Some of the backcountry is rugged and there’s bound to be a few steep climbs for a challenge. Of course all this is just recognizing the opportunity and wondering what the next phase is for my Appalachian Mountains. Whatever the future holds is really up to the people who live here. I think it be a real shame to just set back and watch the weeds continue to grow.

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2 thoughts on “Rust And Rebirth

  1. Fascinating photograph and thoughts. When I was a child on holidays south of Sydney, I came across sections of an old railway line that had been buried for almost 100 years and led to the sea. Back then, there was something ancient and mysterious about this long lost railway hidden amongst the holiday houses, and I get the same feeling from your photograph.

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