The Fortress Tunnel
This is another one we spotted via Google Earth and hit one afternoon.

Phil climbing into the "fortress," so-named because this spot looked like a concrete gun embankment on Iwo Jima.  That doesn't explain the historically and geographically misplaced Star of David, however...

...nor the swastika, but the shot gives you a sense of how high this is.

Sorry we missed you, "Night Stalkers."

Apparently the hobos were nocturnal as well.

Not shown actual size.

An odd stone barrier that cut across our path, but we were able to duck beneath it...

...but going much farther than that required much more ducking.  Everything beyond this point (which wasn't very far from where we started really) was pretty small.

The artwork was a bit better downstream...

...but we really didn't have to go very far to get to the end of the tunnel.

Alexplored 6/15/08.  Some pics by Explorer Phil.
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