. Book of the Royal blue . THE TOW-P.TH NEAR -THE FERRY. HARPERS FERRY, THE PHOTOGRAPHERS MECCA.. .lOHN BROWNS FORT, A HILLSIDE STREET. hundred and forty miles there occurs nomore picturesque location than right inthis Harpers Ferry region. The life ofthe canal, photographically, is intenselyprolific of good stuff. The habits of itsdenizens have remained unchanged prac-tically from its inception. The locks, thehomes of the lock-tenders and even thepeojile themselves form pictorial ))ossibili-ties of high order. Canal-boat life in allits jjhases, taken from any viewpoint, com-poses naturally i

. Book of the Royal blue . THE TOW-P.TH NEAR -THE FERRY. HARPERS FERRY, THE PHOTOGRAPHERS MECCA.. .lOHN BROWNS FORT, A HILLSIDE STREET. hundred and forty miles there occurs nomore picturesque location than right inthis Harpers Ferry region. The life ofthe canal, photographically, is intenselyprolific of good stuff. The habits of itsdenizens have remained unchanged prac-tically from its inception. The locks, thehomes of the lock-tenders and even thepeojile themselves form pictorial ))ossibili-ties of high order. Canal-boat life in allits jjhases, taken from any viewpoint, com-poses naturally i Stock Photo
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. Book of the Royal blue . THE TOW-P.TH NEAR -THE FERRY. HARPERS FERRY, THE PHOTOGRAPHERS MECCA.. .lOHN BROWNS FORT, A HILLSIDE STREET. hundred and forty miles there occurs nomore picturesque location than right inthis Harpers Ferry region. The life ofthe canal, photographically, is intenselyprolific of good stuff. The habits of itsdenizens have remained unchanged prac-tically from its inception. The locks, thehomes of the lock-tenders and even thepeojile themselves form pictorial ))ossibili-ties of high order. Canal-boat life in allits jjhases, taken from any viewpoint, com-poses naturally into effective pictures. Thecanal itself, winding through the mount-ains, and fringed with a tangled growth ofyears, caused by the seepage irrigation, iswell worth bringing your camera any dis- tance to perpetuate. To be fully ai)pre-ciated one should walk along the tow-path, for at every turn a feast of possibilities isat hand. The people are most hospitableand will be delighted to grant your requestto ride with them to the next lock. Manycharming views are thus available as theboat is towed al

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