New England (3)
The sluice gates
When the river was dammed to create the mill pond the local River Herring could no longer get back to their spawning ground so these fish ladders were installed in the mill races.
Old mill stones used as steps
A rustic bench
A last look at the Gilbert Stuart Museum grounds
That evening we arrived in Bristol, Rhode Island. This is a very pretty town of 23,000 people.
Bristol, Rhode Island
The very first thing I noticed was that the main road through the town, instead of having a plain yellow or white dividing line is painted red, white and blue. Very unusual, distinctive and very eye-catching...
Road markings in Bristol, RI.
Turning into a side street near the waterfront we happened to park outside Bristol Yarn Corporation in Thames Street which was formed in 1949. I'm not sure if the factory is still active but it looks a little run down.
Bristol Yarn Corporation, RI
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