(Iowa) Several years ago, an adventurous pair decided to take their ropes
and rappel off the Boone Scenic Valley Railroad train over the Des Moines
river. Words can't describe how breathtakingly high this narrow train
bridge is over the river valley. The open train ride over the abyss is
both stunningly beautiful and somewhat nerve-wracking.
Our adventurers had to be completely fearless, because they walked to the
middle of this narrow railroad bridge, tied off their ropes, and began to
rappel down. When the train came by on it's daily tour of the valley, their
one mistake became apparent. They had tied the ropes to the sturdiest
support possible: the steel train tracks...
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