Missouri River Photos
(Pierre/Ft Pierre area)
May 7, 2015 - Due to regular water releases upstream at Oahe Dam and frequent wind, It's not often you see calm water at the train bridge between Pierre and Ft Pierre.
January 25, 2016 - Ice fishing at the stilling basin below Oahe Dam.
January 28, 2016 - Sunset at Oahe downstream tailrace.
July 19, 2016 - A lone pelican looking for food near the mouth of the Oahe Dam stilling basin.
July 24, 2016 - Geese and seagulls share sandbars near the LaFramboise Island causeway in Pierre.
August 19, 2016 - Spring Creek Marina - The setting sun gave the river bluffs a golden glow.
August 19, 2016 - Another view of Spring Creek Marina.
December 10, 2016 - Geese take flight south of the American Legion Cabin (Pierre) with LaFramboise Island in the background.
December 10, 2016 - Geese congregate around a patch of ice southeast of the Legion Cabin. LaFramboise Island can barely be seen in the background.
December 10, 2016 - A view from the causeway looking northwest toward the Pierre/Ft Pierre car and train bridges.
June 24, 2017 -Steamboat, Inc's new paddlewheel boat, the "Sunset", is docked at the causeway.
October 14, 2017 - Some of the leaves on the trees at Spring Creek are beginning to turn yellow.
October 21, 2017 - A sunbeam shines through the clouds on Lake Oahe just north of the dam.
October 21, 2017 - Fall foilage south of Oahe Marina looking north. Oahe Dam can be see in the background.
October 21, 2017 - Took this picture at the same place as the other one, but this is looking south.
November 11, 2017 - A flock of hundreds of seagulls on the sandbar island in the background.
November 24, 2017 - A few dozen geese enjoy a picturesque sunrise on the water by the causeway.
November 24, 2017 - The causeway sunrise gave the western sky a pink glow.
November 24, 2017 - Another view of the sunrise at the causeway.
January 27, 2018 9:58 am - The river on the east side of the causeway is freezing up.
February 4, 2018 8:00 am - This is the first time I've seen the Missouri River with ice all the way across to Ft. Pierre.
February 4, 2018 8:00 am - Water flow thru the causeway channeled left along the shore by the Legion Cabin.
February 10, 2018 10:14 am - Fog over the open channel of water on a mostly frozen Missouri River.
February 10, 2018 10:16 am - East side of the causeway with the Capitol and Legion Cabin seen in the background.
February 10, 2018 10:24 am - A view of the bridges and the bike path along Steamboat Park.
February 10, 2018 10:21 am - East side of the causeway is completely iced over.
February 10, 2018 4:25 pm - View of a frozen river, along Griffin Park, looking west. LaFrambois Island is on the left.