The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?

Nope, it's not (quite) the Legend of Sleepy Hollow. In the 1800s, a party of successful prospectors were returning from the Big Sandy River to Prescott (Arizona) with a load of gold dust and nuggets held in several canvas bags. Taking a rest and water break at Granite Dells, about 4 miles north of Prescott, they were soon attacked by Indians (Native Americans). Quickly, the prospectors BURIED THE GOLD near a spring as the attack ensued. All but one of the prospectors was killed by the Indians. Later, the lone survivor would return to the site with a search party on several occasions. However, they never found any signs of the buried gold. Some have speculated that the Indians dug up the treasure and reburied it somewhere else in the same area. In any case, the treasure remains somewhere in the Granite Dells, waiting for discovery. This is a view of the Dells, looking northeast across Watson Lake. I didn't see the Headless Horseman, but I did see several ducks dunking their heads beneath the lake's wind-beaten waters. December 18, 2008
on Dec 20, 2008 7:51 pm
Image Type(s): Rock Climbing,  Bouldering,  Hiking,  Informational,  Scenery,  Humor,  Water
Image ID: 473596


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yatsek - Dec 21, 2008 7:29 am - Voted 10/10

Dam Good

I'm actually not a big fan of dams and dam pics but this seems damn good to me.


lcarreau - Dec 21, 2008 9:44 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Dam Good

It's "dam" pleasant of you to say that!


Noondueler - Dec 21, 2008 5:17 pm - Voted 10/10

Quite unusual!

The waterline on the rocks adds another color to the mosaic.


lcarreau - Dec 21, 2008 5:28 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Quite unusual!

Yeah - I was hoping nobody would notice that! But, you're right, it DOES add an
entirely different dimension to the "Twilight Zone." Happy Holidays!!!


RayMondo - Jan 17, 2010 8:06 pm - Voted 10/10

So many great pictures you have

Why, I'd be forever voting 10. Just great colours and composition everywhere.


lcarreau - Jan 17, 2010 8:18 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: So many great pictures you have

Thank you, Ray!

As humorist Groucho Marx once said:

"I will live forever, or die trying !!!"

And ... he said it before he died.

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