Thursday, May 7, 2015

Two boats, a train and a granddaughter

I saw a Crounse boat this morning, the Barbara. I looked for the "Friends of Coal" logo on it, but I didn't see it.

I did, however, see the Barbara being overtaken by the Gladys Ford. As far as I know, today was the first time I saw that particular boat. If I saw it operate under a previous name, I don't remember.

I was able to get a shot of the Gladys Ford and its barges reflected in the smooth water before the two boats churned it all up.

I also got a shot of a southbound CSX train on the old B&O line along the Ohio River. It was a pretty long train, carrying mixed freight including several cars of propane.

The best part was when I was waiting for the Barbara to get to where I was, and I got a phone call saying a certain two-year-old wanted me to come see her for a few minutes. Of course I did.

And that was my excitement for today.

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