The Upper Mississippi in Spring

This is the river just above the dam (you can click this picture for a whopping big version):

And these birds seem to be waiting for the other shoe to drop:



  1. #1 Stephanie Z
    March 14, 2009

    Which dam?

  2. #2 Silver Fox
    March 14, 2009

    That’s so whopping bit, it’s larger than my screen!

  3. #3 Paul
    March 15, 2009

    Looks like that’s up in Coon Rapids, isn’t it?

  4. #4 Greg Laden
    March 15, 2009

    Photos taken from the Coon Rapids dam, looking upstream. The birds in the second photo are on the edge of the ice you see in the first photo.