St. Louis Area Tag-o-Rama

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by sieg, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. sieg

    sieg Wearing out tires......2 at a time, day after day.

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    Well for now I'll share the name here. :D If you can find it PM me though, :deal because I want to use it for a tag when they replace the sign. If you can find it I'll buy lunch near the south end of it when you ride it. :dukegirl But maybe you buy if you can't find it? :dunno

    Buzzard Rock Road that's your only hint. :scratch
  2. GotFog

    GotFog Been here awhile

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    Excellent!

    Deal. :webers
  3. whisperquiet

    whisperquiet Motorcyclist

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    I'll ride it tomorrow for free lunch.:jack
  4. sieg

    sieg Wearing out tires......2 at a time, day after day.

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    You think you can find it with out the sign? I'll ride it with you, who's buying the lunch? Anyone I know? I bought as new used bike today, need to test ride it.
  5. user440

    user440 Adventurer

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    Old picture taken before crossing into Washington from highway D.
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    New picture is a gravel road with around 5 or 6 low water crossings in St. Charles county. This is on Callaway Fork Rd. between Highway F and D.

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    Fun little twisty gravel road. All low water crossings are dry at the moment but will fill after a rain.
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  6. user440

    user440 Adventurer

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    I'm surprised nobody has snagged this; fairly easy to get to and the weather has been great.
  7. justdirtyfun

    justdirtyfun Been here awhile

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    Callaway fork is a good road. And tied into more good roads so it will be picked up at some point. I have the stupid "work thing" that gets in the way of riding :( .
  8. GotFog

    GotFog Been here awhile

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    :clap:clap
    I hope to retire in 4 years, and 9 days. But who's counting?:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
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  9. justdirtyfun

    justdirtyfun Been here awhile

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    Keep your head down, it's coming gotfog.

    A plan means nothing
    Planning means everything....

    Or something like that. :)
  10. Noodles12

    Noodles12 Adventurer

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    You guys are closer to retirement than me. 10 years from Jan. 3, 2018 so soon to be single digits years. How about this: "Have a goal and a plan for the future. A goal without a plan is a wish."
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  11. GotFog

    GotFog Been here awhile

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    Damn cold today. Wind had real bite. Reminded me of my Wisconsin youth, on Sno machines!

    Found the tag, great road and area. Been here many times. Last night's rain didn't do much to creek levels, still mostly dry:

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    New tag: Back to Illinois, Found this earlier this fall, and thought it would make a good tag. No one seems to have taken this, so here it is:

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    Hopefully someone can get this before winter sets in too much. Awesome history about this place. At one time this was the furthest West one could go in the US. Might as well have been on Mars, it was so remote. Much of the stone structure has been pilfered and was used for other projects, including the construction of STL Eads Bridge.
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  12. old scoot

    old scoot Been here awhile

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    I know exactly where that is, was there about 2 months ago.
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  13. GotFog

    GotFog Been here awhile

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    Cool place. Glad you got to see it. It blows me away this place still exists after all this time.


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  14. GotFog

    GotFog Been here awhile

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    Another plaque I found on the property. [​IMG]

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  15. spin10k

    spin10k Long timer

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    Quite appropriate given today's date.

    I've been by that place on two wheels (self propelled) more often than I have on four.
  16. sieg

    sieg Wearing out tires......2 at a time, day after day.

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    Well I rode across the river and had lunch on Honz at the open house then crossed back to followed the river south to the fort.
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    Then down stream to the new tag, a cemetery on the grounds of another fort.

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    Parked on this site in 1880 I would have been on the bluff above the Kaskaskia River, but today that same bluff is above the Mississippi River.
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  17. RJAMT

    RJAMT Who remembered the winch?

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    The name was in Sieg's photo but it's Garrison Hill cemetery next to Fort Kaskaskia.


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    And for the new one I'll move it back downtown to a former shoe factory which has a misleading name but was my kids favorite place to visit when they were younger (mine too but don't tell).

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  18. spin10k

    spin10k Long timer

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    A bump to remind folks about this thread as the weather starts to improve.
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  19. GotFog

    GotFog Been here awhile

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    Does this mean anything to anybody?
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  20. spin10k

    spin10k Long timer

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    Not to me.

    Does the log come crashing down on you if you aren't a resident?
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