autumn in the Allegheny Mountains

By: goosegirl1 , 10:31 PM GMT on October 20, 2012

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Autumn color is at peak in the Allegheny Mountains of eastern West Virginia. Frosty mornings and shorter days are providing a dramatic display this year. The South Branch, Cass and Western Maryland scenic railroads are offering fall color tours if you wish to visit and experience fall on the East Coast.

Spring and summer in the Appalachians are all about the sounds- the riot of amorous birds, the evening concert provided by katydids and the constant drone of cicadas. But autumn is all about smell- the warm musk of leaves and the pleasant bite of wood smoke provide a backdrop for the scent of ripe apples from the many orchards in eastern West Virginia.

We will be traveling to State College, PA tomorrow and I hope to get some more fall foliage shots to share.

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painted mountain
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east coast color
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fall on knobley mountain
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View west towards New Creek Mountain.
road less traveled
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Morning fog, eastern view from Waxler road towards Short Gap WV
breath of the dragon
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Lovely view east and south towards Fountain, WV
autumn morning
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Such an unbelievably nice October day! Pinnacle Wind Farm is in the background.
glorious autumn

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10. DaveFive
1:16 AM GMT on January 13, 2014
Hello goosegirl1,
I'm Dave from San Jose, CA. I like your photos on the fall colors of the Allegheny Mountains.
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9. Barefootontherocks
6:28 PM GMT on November 22, 2012
Thanks for the beautiful photos.

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8. Picatso
3:16 PM GMT on November 22, 2012
Happy Thanksgiving!

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7. Picatso
9:43 PM GMT on October 22, 2012
Those photos are great - Thank you for posting them.
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6. goosegirl1
12:17 AM GMT on October 21, 2012
We were just in Altoona earlier this week and the fall color was out of this world, so
I don' t want to miss this opportunity tomorrow. Hopefully I get some nice shots.
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5. Skyepony (Mod)
12:04 AM GMT on October 21, 2012
Beautiful! Please do share from your trip tomorrow. So miss the color.
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4. txjac
11:32 PM GMT on October 20, 2012
Man, makes me homesick! Originally from Ohio and I so miss the fall.

Thanks for sharing, they are stunning!
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3. goosegirl1
11:28 PM GMT on October 20, 2012
Thanks guys! I wasn't even sure if I had anything up, I was just trying out the blog feature :)
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2. KoritheMan
11:23 PM GMT on October 20, 2012
Works fine for me. Good work. :)
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1. NCHurricane2009
11:23 PM GMT on October 20, 2012
Best one is definitely "fall of Knobley Mountain"....wow....
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