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Great Rivers Imaging

Ideas for places to visit in the Midwest

Tag / Great RIver Road

Elsah Church

Tucked away in the bluffs along the Mississippi River is the little village of Elsah, IL. The entire village of Elsah is on the National Registry of Historic Places. This village, with a population of around one hundred people, is often referred to as the “village where time stood still.” Visitors to Elsah can escape […]

Flyby

Canadian Geese doing a flyby at Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary. On this day the place was full of geese, pelicans, egrets and more! Around St. Louis these geese are pretty common. In fact they may be considered a nuisance. However, these birds are always amazing to watch fly by.  

Mississippi River in the Heartland

Flowing through America’s heartland, the Mississippi River provides a pathway for commerce and travel. As barges, trains and highway traffic move up and down the river, a power plant in the background provides electricity for the area. The highway is one of the most scenic drives in the United States and is known as The […]

Great Rivers

The name Great Rivers Imaging represents an area in the Midwest where great rivers merge. These ¬†are the Mississippi, the Missouri and Illinois rivers. Here is a view of the Mississippi valley with the Illinois River in the foreground. This area is so vast that the Mississippi in the distant background and cannot be seen. […]

Elsah Church

North of St. Louis is a scenic area near the convergence of the Illinois and Mississippi. The drive along this area is called The Great River Road and visitors can take days to explore the area. One feature of the area is that the highway¬†runs through a narrow area between the river and the bluffs. […]