(A periodic newsletter from Charles Thrasher Photography.) Cherry Run Among the great waters of the Carolina coastal plain—the rivers and sounds that literally make eastern North Carolina the “land of…
This old cypress tree, draped with Spanish moss, leaning over the Pamlico River reaching for the light, is just beginning to smolder with color. In a few weeks, maybe a few days, it will catch fire.
Castle Island has been many things in its history but in its long association with Washington, North Carolina, it has never been abandoned.
The slow beat of blackwater creeks measures time in centuries. There are cypress trees in Carolina swamps more than 26 centuries old. They were saplings during the Bronze Age.
Only the infinitesimal calculus of profit and loss determines what survives and what is sacrificed. Tranters Creek is wonderfully unprofitable.
The Norfolk-Southern Railroad bridge across the Pamlico River was a monument to the ascendance of the machine. It was the future made visible.