Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Des Moines River.....

A view from the train shows the water lever high from some heavy rains the weeks before. The river actually is dammed up crating the Saylorville Lake. The over flow of the dam continues to keep the Des Moines River being a full blown river once it goes over the dam.

The train track that we travelled on was placed along the river as it headed to a coal mine northwest of Boone, Iowa. Because it was a cola line owned by the company, the track had not been taken out like some of the regular train tracks have been. The photos were taken a month ago and now those leaves I am sure are all gone.  The train rides are shut down for the season also.


Kay said...

Don't you just love fall?

Jeevan said...

Interesting to have a train ride along a river... sound healthy flow and nice views though the fall trees