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Second photo is by one of East Tennessee's first exploring photographing Pioneers Mr. Albert "Dutch" Roth back in February 23rd, 1935.
Albert "Dutch" Roth, 1890 - 1974 born September 20, 1890 in Knoxville, Tenn., is recognized as one of the most prolific early photographers of the Great Smoky Mountains' Greenbrier and Mount Le Conte sections. What began in 1913 as a diversion soon developed into a serious avocation as Roth perfected his penchant for photography while avidly hiking the unexplored regions near his home. He worked exclusively with a Kodak 122 camera, and, often carrying a heavy tripod, would climb twenty to thirty feet up a tree or venture hundreds of yards off the trail to capture the landscape images for which he would later be noted. Roth remained an amateur photographer, and, consequently, his photographs were never highly distributed. Because of his frequent travels in the mountains and early association with a local hiking club, he left a valuable collection of images that illustrate the pioneer way of life before the advent of the national park.
He is the main reason I started off trailing to find these waterfalls that didn't have coordinates to go with the photos. The featured photos are Thornburg Ridge Falls with the natural 23 x 6 rock bridge at the top. I took my friend @jmcartisticphotography here on Tuesday to show him some of the beauty that lays over that Georgia state line.
Thornburg Ridge Falls & Natural Bridge
Cherokee National Forest