The Pre Sunrise Glow In The Mountains
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The pre-sunrise glow in the mountains south of Alpine Texas in Brewster County on December 23, 2020. Sky rapidly changes colors as the sunrise gets closer. Purples, pinks, yellows, and orange create a dramatic sky while the mountains are a dark black silhouette with trees visible on the rim.
"Alpine is a city in and the county seat of Brewster County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,786 people at the 2000 census, and had increased to 5,905 by 2010.
The area had been a campsite for cattlemen tending their herds between 1878 and the spring of 1882, when a town of tents was created by railroad workers and their families. Because the section of the railroad was called Osborne, that was the name of the small community for a brief time. The railroad needed access to water from springs owned by brothers named Daniel and Thomas Murphy, so it entered into an agreement with the Murphys to change the name of the section and settlement to Murphyville in exchange for a contract to use the spring..............."
December 24th, 2020
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