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The Icy Mississippi

Ice can begin to set in by November in the shallow backwaters of the Upper Mississippi and stick around until April. During those months, the ice can look remarkably different from place to place and day to day, as it is shaped and reshaped by wind, thawing and freezing, the river's current, and other forces. The photos

By |December 26th, 2015|Moody River|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: Winter in Retreat along the Mississippi River

View of the rail bridge at Louisiana, MO (photo taken March 2015). See more photos here.

By |March 12th, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: MacArthur Bridge in Fog

The Missouri approach to the MacArthur Bridge in St. Louis (photo taken Jan 2010). See more photos here.  

By |March 4th, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: Winter Sunset over the Chain of Rocks

Chain of Rocks; St. Louis, MO (photo taken Jan 2015). See more photos here. Sunset over the Chain of Rocks; St. Louis, MO

By |January 21st, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: The Clammer Perseveres Through Winter

Mississippi Harvest sculpture; Muscatine, Iowa (photo taken Jan 2015). See more photos here. Mississippi Harvest sculpture; Muscatine, IA

By |January 14th, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: Government Bridge in the Snow

The Government Bridge from Davenport, Iowa to Arsenal Island  (photo taken Jan 2015). See more photos here.

By |January 7th, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments