Stovewood Wall

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Comments (4)

Marilyn Whiteley on July 16, 2008

In stovewood construction, short logs were placed perpendicular with the wall plane and mortared in place. Door and Bayfield Counties in Wisconsin are the two areas in the U.S. where where the largest number of examples have been found. This style of construction was used primarily because it provided good insulation.

MaryAlice on July 19, 2008

Very interesting history, Marilyn. I'm so glad that you included this.

It is a strikingly beautiful photograph. The variation in colors and textures is so eye catching.

Beautiful capture!


Mary Alice

Marilyn Whiteley on July 19, 2008

Thanks for your comment, Mary Alice. We were on our way home, and I thought I'd taken enough pictures for one outing. But when I saw the sky and the lighting (on something I intended to photograph "someday"), I knew that this was the moment!

Greetings, Marilyn

Pierre Durand on February 1, 2012

Well done Marilyn --interesting- LK

Best regards --Pierre

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 16, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Taken on 2008/07/15 13:05:51
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 15.64mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: -0.30 EV
    • No flash