Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Bridges


More kayaking from yesterday - but not today, it is raining! Paddling up river, I came to the mysterious remains of a bridge. The bridge abutment leads to a narrow, high ridge, as were constructed for narrow gauge railroads in the 1800s, but now overgrown with huge trees. It would not be visible in the summer undergrowth. In the distance is the Fisher Lake Road bridge over the Portage River. Also mysteriously, Fisher Lake Road does not go to Fisher Lake. So many mysteries!

9 comments:

brattcat said...

Why, oh why, then would it be named Fisher Lake Road???? Don't you just wonder?!

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

What a beautiful photo. It has been raining here for 3 days:(

Sue

Anonymous said...

To the owner of this blog,
I want to thank you for the beautiful photo's and your interest in Three Rivers.
Mayor Allen Balog

Louis la Vache said...

hee hee hee ....
Maybe Fisher Lake Road, which doesn't go to Fisher Lake, was provided by the same pork-barrel politicians who wanted to build the freeway to nowhere in Alaska....

Jacob said...

Winter does bare some old truths!

This is a lovely photo...great colors and the light is terrific!

Vogon Poet said...

I really like this spot: the trees the water, and the nice reflection. I'd give a try at kayaking if I were there...

In Three Rivers, Michigan said...

Thank you - what I did not say in the post was that past the bridge just upriver from here, I was caught by the current, pulled under a log (fallen tree) and dumped into the water! The water at this time of year is getting quite cold... but you are all certainly invited to come kayaking in the spring, when it warms up! (You too, Mayor Balog!)

Sharon Creech said...

River, trees, abandoned bridge: I love these things.

BlossomFlowerGirl said...

Lovely photo Three Rivers - I like the leafless trees and the reflections.
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