The Tornado gauge (AW # 1444) on the Coal river may also be used. 11.6'(for Saxon)12.0'(for Fairdale) Minimum to 16.0' Maximum.
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
Use the map below to calculate how
to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.
New gauge on Saxon bridge.
Above Rock wall #2 (low water)
Rock wall #2 @ 14"
Marsh fork flow study comments
Marsh fork flow study
Tree gauge from Saxon bridge
Tree trunk gauge
Rock wall #2 @ 1"
End of Jailhouse
Entry to "Jail house"
The 5th of the 5 "Stairsteps"
The 4th of the 5 "Stairsteps"
3 of the 5 "Stairsteps"
Rock wall #2 @ 1
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