Friday, November 11, 2016

Stuck in the Mud

I have run aground but will be back to regular posting on Monday. In the meantime, savor this vintage October 1958 shot of the Mark Twain in a very dry Rivers of America. Note the track of the Twain, which makes for a perfect journey every time.

More Mighty Mark Twain photos at my main website.


Anonymous said...

Now that's a double-take photo. Mark Twain runs aground on the sand bar.


Unknown said...

Outstanding shots, Dave. I've always wondered about the soil that was under the Rivers of America from the early days. I know, of course, of the oft-told tale that clay was brought in to line the riverbed. I find that a less permeable soil was brought in, graded and rolled, but pure clay: I don't think so. This picture seems to bear that opinion out. Thanks.