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To finish the trip we made a two-day journey north through Cumberland Forest, where Adams had stood at the top of the mountains in 1845 and was poet enough to write of a bee buzzing about him as "a little pioneer of progressing civilizations"
Looking out at this land, we could but dream of a vast public provenance, secured by a few from ruthless exploitation and exhaustion, and whose magnificence would be preserved for the worthy many.
The frontier age will have immortality in these pictures. Where else will the wild beauty of the Western land be seen by future generations. High and far, from the canyons and the peaks of the mountains, our cameras looked out to the West.