The Flume

 
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The flume or raceway in an old dam next to a former gypsum mine/plaster factory. This dates to the 19th century, and was used to power the factory. The Oatka creek is a clear, placid trout stream in the summer, and this raceway carries the full flow of the creek, sometimes only a trickle. But in the early spring, snow melt fills the creek, moving rapidly to the Genesee River, and eventually Lake Ontario and the Atlantic Ocean.

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A.Lovely - Apr 03, 2008 09:43 AM EDT
The force and power of the water is well captured. The textures are pleasing. Great composition.
Zoya - Apr 02, 2008 11:17 PM EDT
Wonderful photo. I can hear the water gushing.
lorraine - Apr 02, 2008 07:47 PM EDT
A great shot showing the power of the water.

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