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I photographed Road Prong in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on a dark overcast July morning.  Before the park was created, a toll road across the mountains, called the Oconaluftee Turnpike, ran along this creek.  A horse and rider were charged 6; cows cost 2 each.  Now it is wilderness again.  The only traffic is bears and hikers, who pass through for free.