Ice on the Mississippi River

We’ve had a run of cold weather in St. Louis for a couple of weeks now, so ice floes are a common sight on the Mississippi River. I took advantage of the cold weather (how often do I get to say that!) to take some photos along the downtown St. Louis riverfront and of

By | 2018-02-08T20:00:37+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Blogging the Great River Road|0 Comments

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 | 2017-11-01T17:36:49+00:00 December 26th, 2015|Moody River|0 Comments

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