Tuesday, November 29, 2011

More from Iowa....Lock and Dam 13

More from Iowa. While we were away we visited Lock and Dam 13 on the Mississippi. Although I have know Russ for 25 years (gulp) I have never visited the Lock and Dam. The kids have visited, but this was my first trip....and it did not disappoint. We were lucky enough to see a barge hauling grain move through the lock and dam. Here are some highlights. Also, if you would like to get a little more technical info on Lock and Dam 13 click HERE.




There was a little waiting involved and Kendall needed just a little TLC (it was lunch time).




Every year we try to get a picture of the grand kids for my mother-in-law, although I took a lot of shots this is the closest I could get to everyone looking at the camera.



...more waiting...


Finally the show....








This barge was headed for New Orleans and will have a couple week journey to get there! After we watched we headed home and took in a little scenery.


Sweet Shot Day

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Salma @ Chasing Rainbow said...

Beautiful shots. I love the calm of the water, and the kids look like they are having a great time.

Jessica said...

So pretty.....It's hard getting everyone to look, smile, sit...ect for a group shot!!! LOL It's hard with adults too!

Tara said...

Great shots, love her monkey hat :)

Ducky said...

That sock monkey hat is the cutest! And what an awesome experience! Lovely photos.

Katherines Corner said...

Love all of the photos and that hat, well, a monkey hat..we all need one of those To cute :-)

Kelly Lund and Kids said...

Wow!! How very cool :) I have never seen anything like that before :) Darling pictures of your family... I love the sock monkey hat!! I need one for each of my monkey's! Happy Tuesday!!

Sue said...

Brrrr. It looks chilly!

But fascinating, too.


Jennifer @ Studio JRU said...

What a neat place to see! Looks like a beautiful Iowa day! Great photo of all the grand kids. Their grandma will love it! :)

Susan said...

Wow...how cool. Looks like a great visit and cold too.

Enjoyed these Tiffany♥

Tricia said...

Wow, that's quite the setup. The river sure looks wide there. Kendall looks adorable with her hat :)