I took a 12 mile solo trip down the Ohio River , west of Gallipolis to some private property in Athalia Ohio. I managed a 3.5 mile per hour moving average with a light headwind.

The barges look innocent enough , but their wakes could become 2 foot rolling waves on certain shorelines.

I wasn’t of afraid of this old barge that apparently sunk and is now used for erosion control.

Ohio River Sunrise at camp in Athalia the next morning.

Ohio River diving board , or a 16 foot duct taped ladder.

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