Shotgun Creek Bike Trip

May 18, 1975

8:30 a.m. Three Obsidians left Springfield Mall Parking lot.
9:15 a.m. Arrived Mohawk Cabinet shop for a rest stop.
9:30 a.m. Viewed bulls, llamas, geese, ducks, chickens at various points of interest.
10:30 a.m. Arrived Marcola—trace of rain—put on raingear at picnic area next to River.
11:00 a.m. Arrived rest stop at Earnest Covered Bridge—no rain.
11:15 a.m. Turned onto Shotgun Creek Rd. viewed cherry picker preparing bins for removal at refuse disposal site. Worked our way past a maze of motorcycle/trailbike maniacs doing their thing.
11:30 a.m. Rode past new, unfinished, B.L.M. campground.
12 noon Stopped for lunch on banks of Shotgun Creek.
12:50 p.m. Started return trip through motorcycle maniac area to Marcola via same route—then via Hill road to Hayden Bridge.
3:30 p.m. Arrived Springfield Mall (35 miles round trip): Joanna Mendell, Teresa Nutt, Wes Prouty (leader).

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