Western Massachusetts is a chillingly beautiful region where creativity comes from blood. -M. Taggart.
This building is located on the bank of the Connecticut River in Turners Falls, MA. Many children have dared one another to enter any one of the old mill buildings. Some of which are dilapidated and empty.
This bridge stands some 80 plus feet above the Connecticut River in Gill, MA. It is truly beautiful. However, for locals, it unfortunately holds a haunting reputation. Sometimes the bodies aren’t found until spring, caught on the banking of an island downstream.
A building left in ruins, Turners Falls, MA. It’s rumored one of the Fallout games was designed after the crumbling mill buildings found in Turners Falls. Photo Credit eofp.net.
The famous Bridge of Flowers located in Shelburne Falls, MA. Photo credit, millbrookhousenews.
The flood that nearly destroyed The Bridge of Flowers courtesy of Hurricane Irene in 2011.
Norman Rockwell painting. The Normal Rockwell museum is located in Stockbridge, MA. The painter found inspiration within the hills of the Berkshires. Drive through them and you’ll understand.
As a ‘hello’ to my friends back home, I had to include another Turners Falls photo. Did any of you make it to this hallway? And I wasn’t joking. Turners is rumored to be the inspiration for the Fallout Four release.
The Strathmore Paper Mill buildings in Turners Falls.
And I leave you with this hidden gem of farmland. Only a few will know its location.
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Fallout Four / Turners connection: http://www.barcroft.tv/real-life-fallout-four-urban-historian-explores-locations-boston-massachusetts
Gill Bridge Photo Credit – Mapio.net
Strathmore Paper company photo credit – recorder.com