Yesterday I set out early in the morning around 6am to go photograph all the former locations of the “Forts” that were part of the defensive perimeter around the city of Atlanta. There are over 20 locations and an additional 15 locations that were artillery batteries inside the perimeter. I was able to photograph all the forts and 10 of the batteries as well as the site of the Dexter Niles House, where Johnston was informed of his replacement by Hood, the Grant Mansion, former home of the engineer that designed the defensive perimeter and namesake of Grant Park, and the surrender site where Mayor Calhoun surrendered the city in Sept. of 1864. Sunday morning was a perfect time to go out in the city. It was fairly quite with very little traffic.
This is also a milestone post for me. It is number 100. I have also amassed .5 terabytes worth of images for the project, for a total of 38,060 image files. But, I shoot in the Raw + Jpeg mode on my camera, so that is really 19,030 images. I had no idea that I had shot that many images. I am just now at the halfway point. Looks Like I need to get another hard drive.