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Sharks In Illinois ~ According to the Illinois Department of Conservation, in 1937 two commercial fishermen from Alton, Herbert Cope and Dudge Collins, caught a 5-ft, 84-lb bull shark in the Ohio River. It was displayed at the Calhoun Fish Market. Biologists later concluded from the photos that it was a bull shark, which can live in fresh water. From the Gulf at New Orleans up the Mississippi River to Alton is about 1,750 miles. Dams now prevent sharks from entering Illinois.
Eagle Watching in Alton, IL #travel
Along the river at Alton, IL (across the river from St. Louis, MO)
Old Alton Illinois | Alton, IL where slaves were kept.
A tunnel part of the historic underground railroad... haunted?
Sophie is a Pit Bull available for adoption in Alton, IL: www.adoptapet.com...
alton illinois map | Alton postcard post card - Court House, Alton, IL
Riverview Park, Alton, IL
Old Alton Illinois | Tim Pruitt of Alton, IL holds the record-breaking catfish he caught in ...
Bull Shark..this is not what you would want to see if you were in the water at the same time as this big guy...
alton illinois historic | Aug 5 Alton, IL to Arch in St Louis, MO | Old Guy Bicycle Adventures
Old Alton Illinois | IL-Alton-Milton Cleaners '65 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
alton illinois map | IL-Alton-Burger Chef on Broadway '68 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!