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Located in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts (USA) this trolley bridge was saved from being torn down, and an unusual garden was created. It now attracts over 30,000 visitors a year with its aboretum like flowers which bloom from April to October. Off Rte. 2, it is located on Massachusett’s famous “Mohawk Trail”.

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I have a degree in English and Library Science, but if I had my life to live over, I would have loved to have been a photographer, writer, and/or National Park ranger.

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  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 4 years ago

    A wonderful find..well done!

  • Thank you, Gena.

    – Nancy Richard

  • Quinn000
    Quinn000over 4 years ago

    Nice fall colors and POV

  • Many thanks!

    – Nancy Richard

  • Kratos
    Kratosover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous…it’s a good thing they didn’t tear the bridge down…there would likely be some eyesore in its place. At least that’s what the powers that be would do in this country!

  • Thanks, Kratos! You’re right about that. The women’s garden clubs in the area plant and tend the flowers, and it has become a tourist attraction.

    – Nancy Richard

  • Rick  London
    Rick Londonover 4 years ago

    THis is this the Merrimac River? Have friends living on it…

  • Rich, I think that it’s the Connecticut River which runs north to south between New Hampshire and Vermont, then Mass. and Vermont (ends up around Connecticut). The Merrimac is further east. Anyway, thank you.

    – Nancy Richard

  • Ann Reece
    Ann Reeceover 4 years ago

    What a beautiful photo, the bridge and the fall foliage are awesome. Yay to the garden clubs that tend and plant the flowers!!!

  • Thanks, Ann for your comment. I totally agree with you.

    – Nancy Richard

  • Themis
    Themisover 4 years ago

    Please add the name of (or link to IMDB’s entry for) the movie where this bridge was made famous, and resubmit to the challenge

  • WildestArt
    WildestArtover 1 year ago

  • Many thanks and totally appreciated.

    – Nancy Richard

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    DeeZ (D L Hone...10 months ago


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  • Thanks a bunch, Deez !

    – Nancy Richard

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