On September 30, 2007; Deb and I loaded into our motor car and commenced on a short drive to the western part of Massachusetts. Arriving on the north side of a little town called Chester to see the
infamous Keystone Arches (thanks for the tip
). It was perfect weather for a hike, blue skies, mild
temperatures, and pleasant zephyr's; with the added bonus of dipping yet again into the deep well of Massachusetts history. The building of the Keystone Arches is indeed fascinating history, but I can no doubt guess many of you are already yawning at this point and want to get onto the pretty
pictures. If you do want to learn more about the arches, just
But before you just scroll right along, just keep in mind that these bridges were built over 100 years ago. They were wholly dry laid, that is without the benefit of cement or
mortar. Just stone on massive stone. Most of the arches are still in use by the railroad today.