Lookout Sunset

By: Anthony Baker

Jan 04 2012

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Category: History, Landmarks, places

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Focal Length:3.85mm
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:iPhone 4

In the distance the sun sets behind Lookout Mountain, about 20 miles away. I couldn’t help pull over and take this picture.

Below us in the foreground was the Tennessee River. The picture was taken from DuPont Parkway.

One thought that crossed my mind as I looked at the picture was of the men who fought and died there in 1863. For some the sunset on November 24th meant a lost cause. For others it meant the end of a battle thought impossible to win. To each a beautiful sunset must have brought radically different emotions.

(Click here to read about the Battle of Lookout Mountain)


One comment on “Lookout Sunset”

  1. Wow. That is nice.

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