Random horned bovinae and a derelict timber mill are but two curiosities greeting the (intentionally) lost along Madison County’s rural backroads.
Listen to four minutes, thirty-three seconds:
After the crash, Weyerhaeuser closed its Colbert facility. From the 2008 press release:
“Demand for engineered wood products continues to decline due to a slowdown in the housing market. As a result of these challenging market conditions, the Colbert facility will close for an indefinite period of time while we continue to balance supply with demand.”
Let’s hear it for the trees!
Cherokee and Creek Camping Ground
Who couldn’t resist turning down this road?
Shaking Rock Park, in Lexington, Georgia, was once a Cherokee and Creek camping ground. The enormous granite boulder below once moved with a hand’s push. Now settled and still, it rests among amazing wooded granite formations tucked away next to a beaver pond.
Chance encounters like this highlight the experiential nature of indeterminate wandering.