I Ain't From the South, but I got Here as Quick as I Could

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by Laconic, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. Laconic

    Laconic Anodyne

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    Farm country, as seen from the interstate.

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    It wouldn't be summer without construction on I-81.

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    Geology.

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  2. Laconic

    Laconic Anodyne

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    I got a little cornfuzzled after I got off the interstate and had pulled over to look at a map when I saw this guy coming, so I acted like a damsel in distress and he stopped and rescued me.

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    Thanks, Tim!

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  4. Laconic

    Laconic Anodyne

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    The June Taylor Dancers came onstage when I arrived.

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  5. Laconic

    Laconic Anodyne

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    I can't think of any inane comments right at the moment, so here's a random sampling of Friday afternoon shots.

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  6. Laconic

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    We had a crowd for breakfast.

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    After breakfast we stood around in the parking lot sweltering and wasting the cool part of the day until a few of us finally just went on; that caused a sandy crack or two but WTF, lets make a move already. Mark O wanted to go here for a tag...

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    This really is a big bridge, couldn't fit it all in one shot (and I can't find my stitching software).

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  7. Laconic

    Laconic Anodyne

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    Guess what? There's a way to get up on the roadbed...

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    If you look toward the end of the bridge, you can see what looks like a cut through the trees going off to the right. That's where the track goes. What we are all standing on in the pic above is a 4-wheeler trail running alongside the tracks. No point in turning around then, is there? :evil It was only about a mile from the far end of the bridge to the first chance we had to get down to the main road. Be advised, the Wee is not the best bike for riding on railroad ballast, especially with a wuss like me at the controls. :D


    Views from the top of the bridge.

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    I leaned out over the edge once, made me queasy. :arg
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    Nice! My original stomping grounds.
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    You don't look Pennsylvanian. :lol3
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    enduro0125 Sticks and Stones™..

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    Pretty nice country, once you get off the interstate. :deal
  12. Al Tuna

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    Guess where I met these guys.

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    Mark_O Drain Bamaged

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    Family reunion? :dunno
  14. LadyDraco

    LadyDraco KillerSmileIHazIt !!

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    Some of the best roads in the east..
    Yuppers PA.. Is a nice place to visit ...
    We lived there from 74 - 83 and again in 86 -87 ...
    We ran Pack trips (horse) for a while in PA...

    THanks for sharing Buddy ..
    Hey to Carol... :wave
    Hey she has a BD coming up !!! :clap
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    guitarhack Long timer

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    And a guitarhack coming up too. :D
  16. Mark_O

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    That sounds like something our cat does. guitarHACK
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    :rofl That's a crew, right there!

    Hey, you're going the wrong way! :huh
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    I already got her a little something..... :D
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    We may have to wait until Ricky-Bobby can see the photo.:deal
    The color scheme of the building and chair should be a hint.
  20. Al Tuna

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    Those guys were a hoot! Decided my chain and cash on hand were a little too worn to head west.
    I did ride over to see the New River bridge among other things. Got in yesterday around 3 PM, little over 2200 miles.