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Terrific view of the river and barges traveling up and down the river and going through the lock and dam if you have time to watch. Railroad bridge fun to stand on and watch the train go under. Great picture taking.
Although it was dam cold,we thoroughly enjoyed crossing the bridge while the train rushed by below us. The barge jfascinated us, a cable was used to pull it through. Talked to the friendly workers and they told us it was loaded with salt going to...More
What can be better than watching boats locking through at Lock & Dam #4 in Alma, Wisconsin? Boating activity on the Upper Mississippi River make for lots of viewing & photo ops. Great viewing deck, handicap accessible and walking bridge over the railroad tracks where...More
First it was a very neat stop to see the locks and explain to an 8year old how it works, but you absolutely have to stay long enough to have the train go underneath you while you are on the see through grade walk way...More
Was fun to sit and watch the lock and dam work as the boats came in and sat and waited for the water to lower so they could go out the other side. It was fun. Also, the best thing is to stand on the...More
We arrived just in time to see nine barges going through the Lock and Dam system. We have stopped at many of the locks and dams along the Mississippi this one was unique because it has an overpass that goes over the railroad tracks so...More