Sunday, July 6, 2014

Towpath Trail Part I (7/6/2014)

Sunday, July 6, 2014
A hike in the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, starting at Harvard Road, following the Towpath Trail.
ALCOA Forge Overlook with old forging press
Nature covering a landfill
Cuyahoga River
Cuyahoga River flood level marker
(Kent is 7'4"!)
Aesculus glabra/Ohio Buckeye
Remnant of the Ohio & Erie Canal
Remnant of the Newburgh & South Shore Railroad
Petroleum Storage Overlook with a piece of the tank wall
Just Passing Through Overlook with a stray bobber
Rosa setigera/Prairie Rose
Old tractor at Family Farming Overlook
Canada Geese at Wildlife Refuge area
CSX Short Line Railroad Marcy Trestle (65' high, 800' long)
Lithrum salicaria/Purple Loosestrife
Rhus typhina/Staghorn Sumac
Acer nugundo/Box Elder Maple flower
Drove home through the Tremont neighborhood.
St Theodosius Russian Orthodox Cathedral
St Theodosius was consecrated in 1913 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. It is perhaps best known as the setting of a wedding in the 1978 movie The Deer Hunter.

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