The Road to Dubuque

We continued our journey up The Great River Road and managed to drive somewhere around 100 miles in one whole day and didn’t have any incidents crossing or attempting to cross bridges! 

There was the stop at The Sawmill Museum in Clinton, IA.

Alan took these pictures:

This last one is of a dog or sheep treadmill used to power the saw.

I took this ONE picture:

A lot of this museum was about the owners of the lumber mills. They were incredibly wealthy men on the order of Bill Gates. This guy’s daughter was a philanthropist and left all the money he made on timber to a charity she created – The Joyce Foundation. It still has a $950 Million endowment and has done a lot to support The National Parks and other environmental initiatives.  

Next stop: Dubuque