Part 3: In the Wake of Discovery: Photos from previous blog , the first month of journey. Photo descriptions at the bottom.
1: Tavern Rock: Meriwether Lewis nearly fell to his death along this set of cliffs]
2:Approaching storm near Sioux City Iowa.This particular storm broke the poles on my tent.
3: Muddy boots along the river.
4: Typical tree roots exposed along the river.
5: Bridge at Boonville. The noise from the train kept me up all night long.
6: Another approaching storm.
7: Original river like it appeared for Lewis and Clark near present day Ponca State Park, Nb.
8: Sgt. Floyds grave and marker. He was the only member of the orginal expedition to have died.
9: Limestone cliffs along the Missouri near Herman.
10: Disaster camp where I flipped my boat and lost a lot of food and gear. Here I'm drying everything out.
11: The Riverman Dallas Kropp and his bait shop. Dallas let me camp in the basement of his shop and use it as a base camp for a day. Thanks Dallas!
12/13: These last two photos are of a typical wing-dike. There is one every couple hundred feet for about 750 miles of the lower Missouri River.