Monday, March 15, 2010

Three rakes, a box and more

A few more high water photos today from a trip downriver.

1. The river was high enough at Catlettsburg KY that the barges that you normally look down to see are now at eye level.

2. Several days ago, a reader alerted me to the mv. Evan Wharton heading upriver with six towboats scheduled to be scrapped at Pittsburgh. The boat has been in the Greenup pool for several days. Here I found the boats -- and a few more -- tied up to the Ohio shore across from Ashland KY.

3. And here is a sequence of the mv. R. Clayton McWhorter approaching and going under the two Ohio River bridges at Ashland.

The R. Clayton McWhorter is one of Adam's favorite boats, and he was extremely disappointed to learn it probably will pass Huntington after dark, when he won't be able to see it.