Friday, July 20, 2012

Day Thirteen: Oak Ridge to Marion

This was a longish drive, though not terribly so, to Marion, Illinois. After we climbed up on the Cumberland plateau, it just kept getting dryer.

Here's the Clinch river on the way out of Oak Ridge.

Clinch river

The TVA Power Plant at Kingston

Kingston power plant

The Cumberlands

Cumberland mountains

Cumberland park sign

We drove by the Opry

Grand Old Opry sign

We ate lunch in Clarksville ...
Clarksville

... and this must be the last train!

train photo

Welcome to Kentucky!

KY border sign
Bridges on the Ohio

bridges

I almost missed this! Not LINO but Illinois

partial IL welcome sign

Wow. First the Batcave, and now Metropolis!

Metropolis

Sky

Our destination, Marion

Marion

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