Dredging operations normally run 5-7 months a year depending upon weather and paving operations.
New dredge at the Ellinwood sand pit New tipel Sand Screener - used to size aggregates for different uses.
Begun in 1855, the building remained half-finished until after the Civil War, during which it sustained considerable damage.
Today, bronze stars on the west and south walls mark scars where artillery shells hit during Sherman's infamous march through South Carolina.
Because GPS computers are so ingrained among most of the Gravel Cyclist crew, I thought it prudent to investigate a real alternative to the GPS computer(s) I’ve been using since July of 2008.
If you’ve read our article relating to Route Planning 101 – Using Technology, you’ll know how invaluable GPS cycling computers and mapping websites / resources can be for planning gravel rides.
Architecture and history indeed intertwine in “Paradise City.” Just a mile northeast of the capitol, the Historic Columbia Foundation offers tour maps of the city's many historic homes.
Although the Waze USA Standard permits some road-type selection deviation, at present no Southeast deviations are permitted, but may be in the future.Continue Columbia sightseeing with a leisurely turn through Congaree National Park, a verdant expanse of old-growth hardwood forest and waterways that shelter Virginia dayflowers and dragonflies, just 20 miles from Downtown Columbia.The biodiversity of this quiet wilderness is showcased in its nearly 27,000 acres, which visitors can traverse by canoe or on foot.The folks at Magellan and Shimano USA (distributors for the Magellan range in the USA) kindly sent us a Magellan Cyclo 505 GPS computer for review – with the USA road map sets installed. The Magellan Cyclo 505 HC, the premium offering from Magellan, comes in a nicely presented box containing the following items: Thus far, I (JOM) have one dirt and gravel ride under my belt with the Magellan 505 – read about that ride HERE.If you look to the up and to the right, you can see a glimpse of some of the history data available.
Vibrant Columbia, South Carolina—the capital of the Palmetto State—offers plenty of nightlife and lively shopping, but the city's relaxed pace, Southern hospitality and historic charm set a gracious tone that visitors will long remember.