Slide Show: West Virginia by Night, the works of Jesse Thornton

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Slide Show: West Virginia by Night, the works of Jesse Thornton
The Milky Way arches over Spruce Knob, the highest point in West Virginia, in one of 20 photos by Jesse Thornton.
The Mann Mountain Firetower rises into the night sky on Chestnut Knob near Danese, West Virginia.

The night's sky spirals around the North Star beyond the Mann Mountain Firetower on Chestnut Knob. One of the last of the state's historic lookouts, the tower stands on an isolated rise east of the New River Gorge National River and south of Babcock State Park.

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