Cycling the C & O Canal and the Great Allegheny Passage: Reflections on and of a Little Journey Part Two

July 20, 2010

Beckoning

The following  photos were  taken here and there on the Great Allegheny Passage.

On the Mason-Dixon Line

Built for the railroad

Mystery

A fellow traveler.

Eastern Continental Divide

Mural of George Washington as a British soldier in the French and Indian War.

Train mural.

Approaching Big Savage Tunnel

The doors of Big Savage

Big Savage, 1911

A shelter

The ghost of a refinery

Another ghost

Canadian Geese ( identified by leading Goose specialist Dr. A. J. Reeder, PHD.)

Coke ovens

Rockwood, PA

Building, Rockwood, PA.

From a bridge

Above a river

Above the highway

Dawn

Awakening

The Yough

Almost silence

One of the five defunct train stations that once served Connellsville, PA

Former railroad arch transformed into the front of the Bigg Six Bar, Connellsville, PA

Formerly a public school, currently Karen's Hair Fashions, Connellville, PA.

The Yough flowing

Dawson, PA

The Cochran House, built by coal baron Philip G. Cochran, Dawson , PA.

The Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church built for coal baron Philip G. Cochran, Dawson , PA. in 1900.

Washington Bank, Dawson, PA

Red house by the railroad tracks, Dawson, PA

The Yough through the trees.

Site of the Darr Mine Disaster, 12/19/07 which left 239 dead.

Layers

West Newton

More layers

Site of the Port Royal Mine Disaster, June 10, 1901

A bridge to somewhere

Sutersville Moose Lodge/ Friday Spaghetti/ Welcome Home Josh

And even more layers.

McKeesport, PA, as of now the end of the line.

Iron City Brewery, Pittsburgh, PA

2 Responses to “Cycling the C & O Canal and the Great Allegheny Passage: Reflections on and of a Little Journey Part Two”

  1. paddyw Says:

    Thank you for this insight. I shall bring it to Dr. Reeder’s attention at once and give him a boot in the ass as I do so.

  2. Phil Monahan Says:

    You’d think a man with Doctor Reeder’s credentials would know that those are, in fact, Canada geese, not “Canadian.” Harumph.


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