Mud Island River Park

A Monorail train arrives at the mainland station as a River Front Trolley passes underneath.

In the early years, the River Terrace restaurant was a favorite of the Condren family

Since the very earliest days, the scale model of the lower Mississippi River is a favorite for wadding and splashing.

This map shows the drainage area of the Ohio River which feeds into the Mississippi River.

This map shows the drainage area of the Missouri River which feeds into the Mississippi River.

Grandson Shawn and daughter Virginia are seen under the Tennessee banner showing the location as between TN and MO.

The model features maps of population centers such as Memphis.

Here we see our neighborhood, X marks the approximate location of our home.

Here we see the CBC and Fairgrounds area.

Virginia assists Shawwn across the model of the I40 bridge above Mud Island and across the Mississippi River.

This map shows the drainage area of the Arkansas River which feeds into the Mississippi River.

From Mud Island, we see the three bridges to the south, Harahan, Frisco, and I55 in order.

From Mud Island, we see the Hernando Desoto I40 bridge to the north.

Virginia and Shawn stand over their area of Metairie, LA, part of the greater New Orleans map.

Downtown Memphis is seen from the lower end of the Mud Island model of the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico.

A trolley is seen from Mud Island as it proceeds southbound on the River Front Line crossing Union Ave.

River traffic is seen passing under the Hernando Desoto bridge, by Mud Island, and under the south bridges.

Virginia and Shawn are observing the meeting of the two monorail trains on our return to the mainland.

This page was designed and is maintained by Mike Condren. If you have materials
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