Sunset on Redding’s Diestelhorst Bridge

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“I took this photo on Monday, standing on the Diestelhorst at sunset. I thought it came out well (with my iPhone, no less). Kind of a thought that even after 10 years of post 9-11 life, there is still some beauty in the world.”

Jon Lewis is a freelance writer living in Redding. He has more than 30 years experience writing for newspapers and magazines. Contact him at

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Jon Lewis
Jon Lewis is a freelance writer living in Redding. He has more than 30 years experience writing for newspapers and magazines. Contact him at
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9 Responses

  1. Avatar Darcie says:

    WOW it is beautiful!

  2. Avatar Rose Bass says:

    This is just beautiful Doni.

  3. Avatar Kathy says:

    What a lovely photo. I am a Redding gal who lives in Houston, Texas area and this photo reminds me of the north state beauty and why I miss home!! Nothing here compares!

    Thank you for sharing!

    • Avatar rmv says:

      THANK YOU Kathy (in Houston, Texas area) 🙂


      Yes, we DO have NATURAL beauty in OUR NORTH STATE! 🙂

      There are those who try to CHANGE it, but with

      GOD'S help and COURAGE, it will remain BEAUTIFUL!! 🙂

      P.S. Did anyone notice Jon Lewis took his BEAUTIFUL

      photo from the "old diestelhorst bridge? Nice touch Jon! 🙂

      GOD BLESS AMERICA (and her children)!

  4. Avatar Janet Tyrrel says:

    Lovely…I especially liked the soft colors.

  5. Avatar Kate says:

    Beautiful photograph Jon…and with an iPhone…Wow. Wish I could get my iPhone photos to look this lovely!

  6. Avatar Budd Hodges says:

    Jon…that's an award winning Photo ! Thanx for sharing ,

  7. Avatar Grammalyn says:

    Beautiful photo! I have taken some incredible shots with my iPhone as well. I was so surprised at their clarity that I have stopped carrying my little camera.

    We surely live in a gloriously beautiful area. Let's take the time to enjoy it!