Dad at the Beach
Abner's Crab House
Pics from Rod N Reel
Other Bay Pics
View From 301 Bridge
Colonial Beach 1
Colonial Beach 2
Kim and Dave
Liz & Kids
Mike and Tina
Greg and Cindy
Amy and Hannah
My Wheels and Room
The Potomac from the Rt 301 Bridge
||A picture of the Potomac
upriver from the Rt 301 bridge. I only really had one shot at these
pics. Unlike the Patuxent bridges, it costs $1.50 every time you go
from MD into VA on this one. Plus I figured it'd probably be dark
when I made the return trip (which it was) so I only had one chance.
view. I apparently had my hand on a strange angle for this one,
hence the need to rotate it a bit with Paint Shop Pro.
||This is a downriver angle.
The tip of land you see just to the right of center is Dahlgren. I
don't know about these days, but during the week, they used to test
surface weapons by firing them downriver. The rounds would hit in
the middle of the river somewhere between Colonial Beach and Cobb Island.
There were Coast Guard range boats on station and if you wanted to cross
the river (like for a fishing trip) you had to talk to these boats and
wait for the guns to stop firing. Well, I guess you coulda kept
going, but hey....
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