On this site, I posted a picture (almost) every day, from December 3, 2010 to December 3, 2011. Only 16 days during that period are without pictures. All but two pictures were taken on the day of the post. Sometimes the daily picture represented the day in a larger way; sometimes it was just a picture. Since I posted so often, some pictures are more interesting than others.

After one year of posting a daily picture, I posted pictures less frequently - whenever I had something worth sharing.

After two years of more casual posting, I decided to once again post a daily (or almost daily) picture in 2014.

I'm not a photographer, and most of these pictures were taken with an inexpensive digital camera. A few were taken with a cellphone camera. Click on any picture for a larger view.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills

Part of a 19th-century factory complex in Atlanta. The workers were mostly "immigrants" from the north Georgia mountains; they settled into the surrounding mill village, which came to be known as Cabbagetown. The workers brought their music with them; many early country musicians came out of the cotton mills; Fiddlin' John Carson worked here at Fulton.

This mill is now a high-end residential loft apartment building. Cabbagetown declined into one of the poorest neighborhoods in Atlanta, but is now filled with musicians, artists and other "urban pioneers." It's still a very interesting neighborhood, filled with wooden frame houses and narrow streets.

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