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Fallen Tree, Falling Water

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Holly Tree Trail Bike Ride

Weekend psychogeography leads to Watson Mill State Park’s Holly Tree Trail, and the ruins of a hydroelectric dam and power house built in 1907.

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South Fork River Dam Flow

South Fork River

Power House Ruins

Overgrown Power House Ruins

Rural Psychogeography

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Bison

Random horned bovinae and a derelict timber mill are but two curiosities greeting the (intentionally) lost along Madison County’s rural backroads.

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Madison County Cattle Farm

Listen to four minutes, thirty-three seconds:

Weyerhaeuser Mill

Closed Weyerhaeuser Mill

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.”

Madison County Creek

Let’s hear it for the trees!