Another sunny Sunday, and this time we headed to the Viaduct Park, part of the Bedford Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks.
|A peek at the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad Viaduct (1864)|
over Tinker's Creek
We followed the Viaduct Park Loop Trail down to Tinker's Creek.
|Bob, Brynne, Gus, and Kent at the|
remains of the Millpond Dam
|Tinker's Creek where there once was a dam|
(removed in 1958)
|Brynne at the remains of the dam|
|Platanus occidentalis/American Sycamore achene or seed ball|
|Oak Apple Gall of Amphibolips confluenta/Gall Wasp|
|Top of the Great Falls of Tinker's Creek|
|Grist Mill (1825) remains|
|Great Falls with a layer of Berea Sandstone|
over faster eroding Bedford Shale
|The millrace of the grist mill|
|Millrace pond area|
|The Arch (1901-1902) was built to|
control the flow of Tinker's Creek and
to provide a base for the railroad viaduct
|Bridal Veil Falls|
|A nice stone wall along the Buckeye Trail|
|View from the gorge overlook|
Hiked back along the all-purpose trail to the car.