Tom Ramcigam (magicmarmot) wrote,
Tom Ramcigam
magicmarmot

Work today wasn't. It was a company trip on one of the Padelford boats on the Mississippi river.



It got really really windy.


barge being loaded with grain.


Odd waterfall with graffiti.


Swing bridge. Fun story behind this one.


Old power plant. Sign on it says "CONDOS" with a phone number.


Ford hydroelectric power plant. Generates enough power to run the entire plant and sell some to Xcel.


Another paddleboat.


Lock & dam #1




The tower.


Motorboat that was in the lock ahead of us. They had a lot of beer.


The wall inside the lock.


buffet lunch.

I have a bunch more pictures, but most of 'em are pretty work oriented. Some neat stuff. Lots of history.
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