Hoover The Lurid Traversal of Route 7 4. Rank: for Lurid Traversal of Route 7 is powerful and youthful yet it conveys such a level of emotional maturity. In regards to the track layout the album begins with arguable the most violent track on the album, Distant , and the following tracks keeps pummeling you drilling thick DC-style hardcore riffs into your head until you get to Route 7 , which is a calm instrumental that has the sound of crickets chirping played under a beautiful guitar and bass melody.
From there the album then slowly builds up in intensity track by track until the album reaches its ultimate catharsis on Cuts Like Drugs. Musically Hoover plays a traditional mid-tempo DC Hardcore style with drums and bass providing the core to every song while thick guitar riffs and anguished vocals complete the sound.
Beaver", after the beaver pelts he dried, caught in the river. The canyon is about ft. The original bridge served from to , and was a trestle bridge its foundations are still visible. Heavy World War II payloads required a stronger bridge, so the current one was built at that time. The current bridge is a steel arch bridge with one central foot hinged arch and two side spans measuring ft each. The total lenght is ft. No trespassing allowed.
The Canyon is a temporary water-course that is mostly dry and only has water during the wet spell of the summer Monsoon and during spring, when snow melts in the mountains near its sources. The total land area of the Canyon Diablo basin is , acres 3. The Canyon Diablo river is 80 miles long and has a roughly southwest to northeast course.
The canyon and also that of nearby Canyon Padre, part of the same drainage basin is quite narrow and very steep walled. This is caused by the erosion of the hard Kaibab limestone by swift current streams carrying sand that cuts away the limestone. Even though the canyon is mostly dry, the summer rain causes considerable transient flows of water.
To the north and west, beyond the canyon there are many ridges of volcanic rock, announcing the volcanic area that surrounds Flagstaff, the San Francisco Mountains, these provide snowmelt to feed the river. It was a formidable obstacle for those trying to cross it along the wagon trails opened after the s.
Leave central Winslow and head West along West 3rd St. Both options end on the south side of I and their roadbeds further west are under the freeway, but you can meet them further west on the north side of I, so head there crossing to the North Frontage Rd. There is a segment 1. This segment also ends in a dead end, making it necessary to backtrack and get on I at Exit and head west along it until Exit , where you can go to the North Frontage Rd.
This segment passes by Leupp Corner. The road continued further west and heads along the Red Gap Ranch. This segment passes Exit and this is the alignment it ends in a dead end on the east side of the railroad tracks after 8. This is the Map alignment through Leupp Corner. Where the dead end is now located, the old road crossed the tracks and headed towards what is now the south of I; the road then arches in a wide curve further south and then back again towards I, crossing a creek and what is now I at the Westbound Rest Area.
You cannot drive this segment, but you can still see the old roadbed in many places south of I This alignment is shown in the image below:. The road took another course after it was paved in , at the point where modern Is Exit is located, the road veered towards the south, passing in front of Meteor City trading Post and keeping west south of what is now I, across Cow Wash, the railway and then heading north into what today is the Rest Stop West, merging with the previous alignment.
This is the Map of the s road through Meteor City ; the western part of the road cannot be driven as it is cut by the tracks and I At Barringer Crater there arte two alignments:. The late s alignment is now covered by the roadbed of I between the Westbound Rest Area and Two Guns, but the older aligment used until the mid s can still be driven; but to do so you must reach it via Exit on I and head south for 0.
Actually the old road is now interrupted by the rest area and I, as it came from the north side of I now the Westbound Rest Area. This is a 1. Posted by gabbagabbahey. Newer Post Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments Atom.
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Cheers, Gabba gabbaweeks gmail. What I Write. Located on the north side of I's Exit , it is a Navajo casino complex with adjacent hotel, multiple dining rooms, table games and slots. Click on this link for the detailed Route 66 alignment between Winslow and Two Guns. West of Two Guns West of Two Guns the roadbed of Route 66 can be seen, but it is no longer a road that can be driven.
The later s alignment lies under I However at I's Exit , you can head to the south side of the freeway and drive a tiny section of the original - road. The road west of this exit is once again overlaid by I The alignment of Route 66 reached Toonerville along what is now the South Service Road of I, which is now truncated in its eastern tip.
The original road followed the National Old Trails highway, and kept on straight west now partly hiden by the earthworks on the south side at Exit , it reappears on the north side of I and runs straight until reaching the Canyon Padre, where it sharply curves south, crossed the Canyon via the Historic concrete bridge , and then curves towards the west again, passing to the south and then again to the north of I It then continued west along what is now AZ , towars Winona.
This alignment is shown in the Route 66 map above, in Black roadbed which cannot be driven , Pale Blue : Driveable to Route 66 alignment east of Toonerville, Blue : The to alignment of Route 66 west of Canyon Padre and all the way into Winona. In , a new bridge was built to replace the dangerous one. It was built where the eastbound lane of I is now located, leaving the old bridge and its curved access abandoned. The eastern alignment was linked to the bridge with a new roadbed from what is now Exit , passing by the current Twin Arrows Trading post and meeting the alignment on the western side of Canyon Padre, on what is now AZ This is shown in Green on the map above.
This roadbed remained in use until , when a new alignment under I was built west of the Canyon Padre all the way to Winona from what is now Exit The road east of the Canyon was moved in to an alignment that is now located under Is roadbed, and the road in front of Twin Arrows and Toonerville was abandoned. This alignment remained in use until when I replaced US Red shows the post alignments now under I see map above.
The whole of the old - Route 66 alignment in Toonerville and Twin Arrows that can still be driven, is a 2. Larry Hendricks, Cold Case Close-up. File: Merritt "Slick" McAlister Arizona Daily Sun, January 09, Heading East In Arizona 35 miles.Showing official release groups by this artist. Show all release groups instead, or show various artists release groups., or show various artists release groups.