Tag: patapsco valley state park

Bloede’s Dam

“All good things must come to an end.” And such is the story of the historic Bloede’s Dam in Patapsco Valley State Park. Not well known, Bloede’s Dam was the world’s first hydroelectic dam, built by the Patapsco Electric and Manufacturing Company in 1907. Providing electric to the […]

Small but Mighty

Along the trail in Patapsco Valley State Park is a small but mighty waterfall. Full with the early spring rain, it flowed over the moss covered rocks towards a small stream. Loud and bold it was, showing its little might. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Far better is it to dare mighty […]

Hiking on Ice

This morning I headed out to a local park The Patapsco Valley State Park. A┬áperennial favorite for my friend and I to hike. Arriving a little early so that I could explore, I stopped by “Lost Lake” and managed to capture four different birds in one image. The […]