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Old 07-13-2010, 05:56 PM   #31
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so I do The Hadley Luzerne are offers great white water rafting, tubing and kayaking opportunities and while you won't encounter the class IV and V rapids of the big rivers of the western states there are plenty of class III rapids. All of these however depend on the release of water from the dam and for this they depend on.........

Brookfield Power






And a great place to see this phenomenon is also..........

Historic





Though the sign states it was closed in 83 it is open albeit as a single lane.

The next two shots are taken from a similar vantage point on the bank showing ....

Before The Flood





And...

After The Flood




And the next two were taken from the deck of the bridge






And naturally when the river is flowing it brings out.......

Smiling Faces




A couple miles away brings me to Stewart Bridge. Standing on the bridge this is the view to the ..........


East



This is the Hudson River, the blue water in the background is the main branch and flowing from it is one of its offshoots ( also this is the narrowest point in the entire 315 mile length of the Hudson)

And looking.........

West




It joins the Sacandaga river. for a point of reference if you hung a right just past the remnants of the concrete wall in the middke right of the picture you would see the Parabolic Bridge about 50 yards up

My blood sugar is getting low a 180 and head North yet again hoping to find a good lunch
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