Archiv für das Schlagwort ‘rail trails

Blue River Trail [Kansas]: Rocky Run Creek Covered Bridge   4 comments

This, the Bue River Trail – and also the connecting Chief Standing Bear Trail – was my favourite trail on that „RailTrailsRopadTrip„:

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Rocky Run Creek Covered Bridge

 

More Missouri Hills and Skies   4 comments

Katy Trail

Along the Katy Trail

Only 164 More Miles to Kansas City   2 comments

Facing west on the Katy Trail near McKittrick/MO:

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On The Katy Trail

Veröffentlicht Samstag, August 12, 2017 von Pit in bicycling, Herbst, Jahreszeiten, Katy Trail, Missouri, Travel, USA

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On the Katy Trail – Missouri [McKittrick Trail Head]   2 comments

This perfect trailhead – equipped with all a bicyclist might need – looks quite like a railway station, doesn’t it?

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Katy Trail, Missouri, McKittrick Trail Head

Veröffentlicht Mittwoch, August 9, 2017 von Pit in bicycling, Katy Trail, Missouri, Sports, Travel, USA

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On the Katy Trail [Missouri]   7 comments

We started our out-and-back ride out of McKittrick/MO, where they have a very attractive trail head:

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Katy Trail State Park – McKittrick Trail Head

For more about that ride, click here: RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 11 [Katy Trail]

Veröffentlicht Dienstag, August 8, 2017 von Pit in bicycling, Katy Trail, Missouri, Sports, Travel, USA

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More First Impressions of the Katy Trail in Missouri   14 comments

Katy Trail

Katy Trail

Veröffentlicht Donnerstag, August 3, 2017 von Pit in bicycling, Herbst, Katy Trail, Missouri, Travel, USA

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Dogleg Bridge   2 comments

As mentioned in my previous posting, the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge is quite unique as it has a dogleg [20-degree bend] right in the middle:

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A Bridge with a Dogleg

The reason for this unique feature: the planners had to allow for

  • a 90-degree angle for barges passing underneath, directly into or with the flow of the Mississippi, and
  • putting the foundations on solid rock.

For more information about this bridge check out „RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 7 [ Old Chain of Rocks Bridge]“ in my blog „Pit’s Fritztown News„.

 

Part of the Old Route 66   11 comments

The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, crossing the Mississippi above-river of St. Louis, linking Missouri and Illinois. In the olden days the famous Route 66 lead  over it, and today it’s part of the fantastic (bicycling-) trails in the vicinity of St. Louis:

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Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, Missouri Side

For more about my day on the trails around St. Louis/MO and Collinsville/IL, and about these fantastic rail trails, check out  „RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 7“

in my blog „Pit’s Fritztown News„.

Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs/AR [1]   Leave a comment

Bathhouse Row, part of the Hot Springs National Park, is well worth visiting: a pleasant stroll in the middle of this city.

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Bathhouse Row

For more about Bathhouse Row, check out my post „RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 3 (Afternoon and Evening) [Hot Springs/AR]“ in my Blog „Pit’s Fritztown News„.

Bridges [2]   Leave a comment

Another – this time quite colourful – bridge on the Old frisco Trail:

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What a Colourful Bridge!

For more about the „Old Frisco „Trail“ check my post „RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 2 [Old Frisco Trail, between Poteau/OK and Wister/OK]“ in my Blog „Pit’s Fritztown News„.

 

Veröffentlicht Sonntag, November 27, 2016 von Pit in Architektur, bicycling, bridges, Oklahoma, Old Frisco Trail, Sports, Travel, USA

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