East Tennessee Tag-O-Rama!

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by jonesy54, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. machinebuilder

    machinebuilder Long timer

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    Its the bridge over the railroad on Binfield Road, at the intersection with Morganton road is the old Mastercraft Plant, and their testing pond.
  2. machinebuilder

    machinebuilder Long timer

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    This former Baptist Church is in a town that was abandoned after Chilhowee dam was finished. According to some of the reading I just did some of the town was flooded by Chilhowee Lake.

    EDIT: I forgot to mention they really mean the gate is closed at 3:00PM.:deal at least this bike is light enough to drag under the gate:eek1
  3. slime

    slime Healing nicely

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    I thought that was the bridge I had been across. Didn't realize the old Mastercraft plant was near by. The new tag, I was just by there Saturday..
    Oh, nice ride :D
  4. slime

    slime Healing nicely

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    Cool building...I wondered what it used to be..
  5. machinebuilder

    machinebuilder Long timer

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    There's a better picture on Wikipedia.

    If you google Scona Lodge there is a really good read on it, a lot of pictures of the lodge and just so you can get pissed at TVA their reason for destroying it.
  6. waspp

    waspp Been here awhile

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    New Years day grab

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  7. waspp

    waspp Been here awhile

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    Known as the "Saratoga Springs" of the south. The glory of this resort is all gone and evidently they don't like you poking around to much. Oh of course Sam Houston was also involved!

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  8. daGeeeze

    daGeeeze Geeezed lightning

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    That's an awesome new tag! In fair weather it's over an hour and a half from me. Not bloody likely I'll start for it with snow on the ground. :clap I'll have to visit there some time in good weather.
  9. peejman

    peejman i wanna ride

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    Heh, it's less than 10 minutes from me. Hopefully it'll warm up a bit so I can get out before it gets absurdly cold next week. :vardy

    I really wanted to get the calderwood tag on New Year's Day but I just couldn't fit it in the schedule. I'm a bit surprised the gate was open.
  10. machinebuilder

    machinebuilder Long timer

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    Great Grab and new tag Waspp

    Something tells me I won't be grabbing it this weekend......BRRRRRRRR


    Peej, I think it might be an automatic gate.
  11. ccrider72

    ccrider72 Been here awhile

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  12. ccrider72

    ccrider72 Been here awhile

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    This is a few miles away from the last tag. It's maybe the top bird watching observation area in East TN.

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  13. peejman

    peejman i wanna ride

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    Noooooooooo! I was there this afternoon too. Dang it. :cry

    Guess I'll save my cool new tag for later. :evil
  14. ccrider72

    ccrider72 Been here awhile

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    Ha ha I had a feeling you might get it today. I've actually met you a few years ago I had a mini van for sale you looked at. Can't wait to see your next tag!
  15. peejman

    peejman i wanna ride

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    Brown Honda that was super clean?

    Based on the shadows I'm guessing I was there before you but I didn't try to upload it straight from my phone at the time. I was there about 1:30.
  16. machinebuilder

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    Damn, as you can tell from the lack of shadows I was a bit later.

    I thought you were someone else CCRider. We passed each other near the mountain view lodge,

    AND I had been planning to use the new tag location sometime.

    I don't think I've ever seen anyone using that pavilion
  17. ccrider72

    ccrider72 Been here awhile

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    Brown Honda that was super clean?

    Yep, peejman that was it. I was there around 2:30.

    Machinebuilder that's funny we passed each other. You were the only other bike I saw and waved at today

    I talked to the gent at the pavilion. Real nice guy. He said on his last visit there he had gotten a photo of a bobcat.
  18. peejman

    peejman i wanna ride

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    Three of us hit the same spot on the same day. Obviously the first decent riding day in a few days and for a few days. Should've done a group tag.

    cc... Cool to run into you here. I'm about a mile down the road.

    Hope you guys are ready for the impending snowpacalypse. :freaky
  19. jwacree

    jwacree Been here awhile

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    Just a heads up,, there is a western NC tag near TN:D
  20. DragonNester

    DragonNester Been here awhile

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