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New Staircase

August 2nd, 2011 at 8:04 am

Dave and Leon and I headed up the circular drive at Pawnee Rock State Park the other night, after dark, and in the car there was mention of the urban legend about the man with the claw who scraped the roof of a parked vehicle.

Because one can no longer drive around the pavilion itself anymore, Leon suggested that I run up to it and see if the new staircase had been built yet. He parked the car with the headlights facing toward the pavilion. Being the brave one, I went up there. Fumbling in the dark, I had to set my camera to flash to get the picture, but I got it.

 

Leon and I went back to the Rock the next day, in full daylight, to check out the staircase.

Blue tape on the stairs, that perhaps had been used as caution tape, had already been torn away, so we climbed up the stairs for the view from the top.

But, apparently, the staircase wasn’t completely finished.  There was a gap at the top, and the stairs were a bit wobbly.

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  1. August 2nd, 2011 at 10:26 | #1

    Long, long ago my grandfather used to tell there to be iron men on wooden ships, nowadays wooden men on iron ships.
    Must feel great to be the tough one!

  2. August 2nd, 2011 at 13:04 | #2

    Oh, that bit about the gap at the top and the stairs being wobbly is the stuff of nightmares for me! Heights are apparently one of my life-long phobias.

    But I would love the view once I got up there! 🙂