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Old 01-26-2013, 06:48 PM   #10696
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No but I sure wish I did.

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Old 01-27-2013, 07:50 AM   #10697
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Coords for the Sawhill Bridge (to nowhere):

40.180308, -80.415941
Thanks. I already had the map updated after the drop was made. I appreciate it the consideration though. Seems like wiggus is still around, as he's been adding pictures to the map.
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:00 AM   #10698
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I've been wondering how you've been doing bikehigh have you gotten a replacement bike yet? Hoping physically all is well.
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:10 AM   #10699
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No replacement bike yet. I'm gonna wait till after I get the business going again in the spring.
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:14 AM   #10700
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It's 10:15 AM, and the sun has raised temperatures to 20F in the shade here in the Cumberland Valley as we wait for the drop....

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Old 01-27-2013, 09:16 AM   #10701
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Good luck w/that. I have had Grape placed on heavy surveillance. As in satellite tracking, high altitude helicopter, and extensive ground recon personnel.

He won't even be able to drop a deuce, let alone a tag w/o my notification.





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Old 01-27-2013, 10:22 AM   #10702
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Nice grab, Sir Grape!

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Old 01-27-2013, 03:49 PM   #10703
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***New Tag***

Keeping the theme alive (kinda).



The covered bridge that stood here was built in the 1889. It was damaged by arson twice in 2002 and subsequently dismantled. I used to jump out of the "windows" and into the stream in the 1980s.

Here are some more pics from today and some old pics from when the bridge still stood.









The actual bridge from roughly the same angle:



These are the "windows":



Happy tagging!
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:28 AM   #10704
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Jeez! That's 211 miles, 3 1/2 hours each way from my driveway, plus allowing for snow and ice over Sideling Hill on the turnpike and on I-70. But if those are clear and dry, hmmmm.....

Oh, it's sleeting! I think I'll wait for another day.

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Old 01-28-2013, 03:38 PM   #10705
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What a shame about these disappearing covered bridges.

Of all the stupid places my tax money ends up going, why can't it be used to maintain these beautiful bridges.

The reason they lasted so long was the fact that they were covered. It's a damn shame.

Nice drop Grape.
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:59 PM   #10706
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[QUOTE=Grape_Ape;20588223]***New Tag***

Keeping the theme alive (kinda).




Brave man Grape I wouldn't want to pick that GS up in that snow - on a bridge no less -
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Old 02-16-2013, 02:57 PM   #10707
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Weird sign.

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Old 02-16-2013, 06:28 PM   #10708
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The sign is there to advise the 18 million water trucks that are running all over SWPA not to vac water out of the stream. There is a lot of fracking going on around here. Look at a recent satellite image of the area. You'll see lots of well pads and lots of frac impoundments.
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Old 02-18-2013, 04:12 AM   #10709
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And here I thought it was a Lover's Lane.

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Old 02-18-2013, 07:17 AM   #10710
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