Jefferson County displays a great boulder-strewn canyon that sunlight can only penetrate at high noon. Mosses and ferns cling to the cliffs along Clifty Creek where Big Clifty Falls drops 60 feet in its run to the Ohio River. In 1846, the county benefited from a railroad which cut through limestone hills on a 1.3 mile incline, rising 311 ft. per mile, one of the steepest standard gauge railroads ever build in the U.S.
In this piece, placed against a backdrop of carved cascading water,
Medium type: Stone/Marble
Date created: 2001
650 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN, 46204