Detroit Lake, OR

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by esnift, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. esnift

    esnift Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 17, 2013
    Boston, MA
    I passed this lake on a recent road trip and was able to jump out and snap a few shots despite the constant rain thanks my weather sealed E-M5 and 12-40mmPRO. It is a very eerie place and the misty clouds only added to the creepy atmosphere. I believe this is a manmade lake created by the Detroit Dam and I suppose all the trees that would have been under the shoreline were clearcut back in the 1950's. In the winter, when the water is low, all the eroded stumps create an ominous landscape as if they were countless strange creatures clamoring for their place on the shore. Too weird not to share:

    Detroit Lake Stumps and Moss

    Mossy Field

    Stumps at Detroit Lake

    16604038899_1cf056768c_b.jpg Through the Roots

    16602596818_69ae7ca075_b.jpg Detroit Lake Stump

    All Seeing Eye and Piety Knob

    Little Cross
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2015
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