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... trying to keep up with traffic. The road is mostly concrete chinks, but the occasional paved section actually uses oyster and clam shell instead if rock. It is super rough.They have really interesting expansion rates here, but managed to get it right a lot of the time which begs the question, "did they just apply the same formula for too long?" Why did we choose this road over the famed Hwy 10 of Anne Murray songs (Twist and shout, listen to it)? Because there was a ...
... Mississippi, where out-of-stater's flew by hauling large boats destined for the beach. When we exited the interstate in Alabama we encountered several ranch style homes with horses grazing in the pastures. Our destination was West Mobile to meet my aunt and cousin for the very first time. My mom warned me not to scare them so the typical t-shirt and travel shorts were not allowed. I proclaimed this was false advertisement but decided to wear something ...
... smaller fort than either of the first two, and is in terrible shape, but is interesting because it was developed on exactly the same pattern as Fort Pickens was. In fact, seeing four of these forts in three days reveals that there was a clear over-arching plan in place for the development and redevelopment of all the forts. Both of the ones we saw today--Morgan and the fort across Mobile Bay, Fort Gaines--feature the five-sided brick star and ...
We also saw the USS Drum SS 228 submarine today. It is on the same site as the USS Alabama and it is cool to get on a sub. The USS Drum SS 228 sank 15 Japanese ships during it's service. The sub is 311 ft long, 27 feet wide and could stay submerged for 24 hours at 2 knots. It had a crew of 72 men and carried 94,400 gallons of diesel. Boy, I could use some of that fuel on this ...
Today we went into Fairhope, AL, a small boutique town on Mobile Bay.
There was a beautiful city park, Fairhope Municipal Pier.
We enjoyed walking down the pier.
We watched a fisherman net ...
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