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Sep 23, 2007 - Granite City, IL to Saint Robert, MO

As I planned, I parked at the entry to the Chain Of Rocks Canal Bridge. I had to cross this bridge (not a short bridge) before the Old Chain Of Rocks Bridge. The canal was built for shipping traffic to by-pass the Chain Of Rocks Bridge. It's a one-lane bridge to allow bicycle traffic. When I got to the other side, there was a Conservation Police Officer waiting in his truck for the green light to cross the bridge. I asked if I should continue on straight. I should, but Bill drove me to the Chain Of Rock Bridge and then took me back to my...

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Route 66

Jun 9, 2006 - Boiling Spring Campground

We findly got back on the road. The first night we stayed in a out of the way campground,called Boiling Spring. The road was 9 miles of narrow two lane and the last half mile was gravel and less than two lanes. Sure enough on a curve we meet a car and he had to backup and off the road so I could get by, the entrance to the campground was marked by a small sign, there was little more than a cow path with some gravel and the first part was a little steep, about a quarter of a mile back in there you come to the camp host trailer and a nice...

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