Mysteries of the abandoned

Hiking around in the areas near my house, I never can tell what sort of odd things I might find. Some of them are mysterious and raise all sorts of questions in my mind, others… well, not so much.

Part of an old abandoned vehicle on Mississippi Bar

Rusty fragment of something in a seasonal pond, Mississippi Bar

You may recall a post from a couple of months ago when I wrote about finding a dry creek bed scattered with all different sizes and types of balls. I still have no answers regarding that surreal sight, but I do have an update! A few days ago I went for a hike along the dredger tailings south of that same dry creek bed — and found this:

I sure would love to know what the deal is with all the balls, but I may never know. It’s just another Mississippi Bar mystery.

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