On our „RailTrailsRoadTrip“ we had a perfect day in St. Louis/MO, including a tour of the St. Louis waterfront on a paddle-wheeler:
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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:
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„.
I’m glad that the Hot Springs Creek Greenway Trail doesn’t lead across THAT bridge! Well, there’s no longer any railway traffic either. Luckily!
Railway crossing Hot Springs Creek and Hot Springs Creek Greenway:
Bathhouse Row, part of the Hot Springs National Park, is well worth visiting: a pleasant stroll in the middle of this city.
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„.
The further down we rode the „Old Frisco Trail“ the more overgrown it became:
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„.