2 On The Road Blog

After 12 years of full-time rving, we've sold our truck and trailer but we're still traveling. Email us at wowpegasus@hotmail.com if you would like to contact us.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Point Defiance Sights

..We drove Five Mile Drive around the outside of the park. There were five viewpoints to stop at. This is Dalco Passage Viewpoint. View this one then the following two in order to see the view as if looking right to left.

Tacoma Narrows bridge.

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Barge going upstream

...We didn't go see Fort Nisqually but it is a restored Hudson's Bay Company trading post.

..This display tells about the fort.

...We did stop here.

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...Looks like they had ways to pedal up the tracks.

Second in popularity of the three geared locomotives designs among the loggers was the Climax locomotive manufactured in Corry, Pennsylvania. Notoriously rough riding with its trademark inclined cylinders and valve gear, it was said, however, that, " a Climax could follow two lines scratched in the dirt." Earlier versions had two gears, "slow, and slower".

..Car camp.

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