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I had a rare day off recently, and sInce, I've had another (!!) I guess the summer's craziness is winding down, so I took the opportunity to get out on the Norton, something I've done darn little of this summer.
Popped by this boat launch where the Conodoguinet Creek spills into the Mighty Susquehanna River. Nice view across the river of the Harrisburg skyline...

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coming back out of that little burg, there was this old tarpaper-and-shingle-shack garage. I like the texture so I pulled up and got a couple pix...

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The bike was running so well I fell in love with it all over again, so excuse me for every single picture having the bike in it! laughing

I rode upriver and turned west. My wheels led me in the direction of a lovely old bridge- my favorite covered bridge around here, the Dellville Bridge. Some schmucks set it on fire a few years back, As you may recall from my other covered bridge photos, there's some money available from the Perry County Historical Society (I guess) for their old bridges, and the county has a total of 14 of them, many of which have either. been worked on or rebuilt! Meanwhile somebody has been hard at work over the past 2 or so years, rebuilding the Dellville Bridge! It is f finished now, and they've done a fabulous job of it, too. The nice thing about this bridge is that it is open- you can drive or ride across it, but since they built the new bridge, there's no traffic on it! SO I pulled my bike in and parked it mid-span. Stayed there for an hour or more, talking pix, just hanging out, and admiring my new old friend! (the bridge) hanging out the window openings of the bridge I watched some fish swim around in the creek, and watched egrets and herons fishing and flying about, what lovely time I had just mindlessly doing nothing!

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Perfick way to enjoy a day off Bro, and that last photo of the covered Bridge, is just a typical *Tom bro dude* photo. Taken from somewhere high... laughing thumbsup


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Nice!!! Finally cooling down here. Getting ready for Flat-track racing at Barberville & Bill's Sons of Speed during Biketoberfest next monrt

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Still pretty warm here.
Should be nice for the flat track racing at the Meadowlands this Saturday evening.

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Nice pics Tom, I too have a liking for covered bridges


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great pictures, the center piece is even better. The Unapproachable Norton.

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The Great Egrets were here over summer and most left about two weeks ago. We see a lot of Great Blue Herons but this is a first for us. They were congregating at a pond off the State Thruway about a mile from our house. I took some photos last month and one is actually good enough to show here.
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Egrets, I've seen a few. But then again too few to mention.


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Egrets, I've seen a few. But then again too few to mention.

I shall borrow that, thank you.

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Originally Posted by Al Eckstadt
The Great Egrets were here over summer and most left about two weeks ago. We see a lot of Great Blue Herons but this is a first for us. They were congregating at a pond off the State Thruway about a mile from our house. I took some photos last month and one is actually good enough to show here.
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Same with me here. There is a small pond behind my store that gets frequented by a blue heron or two every year but we had a egret here this past summer. First time in almost 30 years I've seen one.
Nice picture by the way!

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