Natchez-under-the-Hill and its trappings

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Natchez-under-the-Hill was the most notorious river landing on the entire Mississippi.

It was KNOWN for a row of saloons built on stilts over the river, called “trap-door saloons.”

Naïve travelers who wandered into one of these saloons, were often clubbed to death and robbed of their belongings; their bodies dropped into the river thru trap doors in the floor of the saloon

I have survived this year visit, and have only few scars and photos from this experience.

Isle of Capri Casino is a stationary boat Casino in Natchez, Mississippi and is open daily 24 hours. The casino's 17,364 square foot gaming space features 620 gaming machines and ten table games. So they can still rob you blind, but it is legal and voluntary!

In the background is Vidalia bridge, crossing to Louisiana.

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Comments (156)

"Cuky"/A.S.G."NO VIE… on February 1, 2012

The distance they are not an impediment to send beautiful images and to make yourself to come my CONGRATULATION and LIKE in order that it comes to you in the moment;))). Antonio/Cuky.

Fulcrum on February 1, 2012

Very nice photo!


Greetings from Slovakia, Niko.

Rosalia© on February 1, 2012

Royal Photo TomRos, YS+L. Greetings, Rosalia

ZaMKADovets on February 1, 2012

Excellent portrayal! L78


dardani.m on February 1, 2012

Very well capture it's great photo


Best Greetings

Georgi Todorov on February 1, 2012

Reminds me of Mark Twain's books.Excellent picture, Tom!LIKE

FPG24E on February 3, 2012

Very nice image. I like.

Best wishes.

zanot10 - NO VIEWS on February 4, 2012

Very good shot! LIKE!

Greetings Z.

Giorgos Gioutlakis on February 4, 2012

Very beautiful picture, and riverboat!

Thanks for your visit and your nice comments! Have a good weekend! Regards, George

行者无路 on February 6, 2012

Very nice shot !!! Like

Best greetings from China !行者无路

Chinappi on February 6, 2012

I think it is a nice picture. Thanks you for sharing. Of course, I << LIKE >> it. I will try to make my best in order to vote (for this one and / or more), not so easy ... More generally, you have a beautiful gallery.


You are welcome in the exploration of the groups that are close to my heart: <<Marseille>>, <<Prouvenco aro>> and <<UFO>>. If you think you can take part, you are also welcome.


See you soon… Best regards from Grasse, in France.


Michael Schäffner on February 6, 2012

Beautiful place. I like this river and landscape around. M.

capitan_nibbio on February 6, 2012

...molto bella la tua immagine... iLK 90 ciao nando

Witold Lewandowski on February 6, 2012

V+L!Greetings from Poland-Witek

Tomros - Pano on February 6, 2012

Jim, did not cross my mind, but quite possible. ;-). The current is quite swift!

It was early in the morning, but the parking lot was slowly filling up with some gambling souls!

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on February 8, 2012

Very nice photo !


My friendly greeting,Natuska

Judit Losonciné Zana on February 9, 2012

Oh!!! This is Superb photo,

prefect compositio.

Dear Tom this is very I like it.

There is a competition for me my photo.

Best greetings,Judit

Evgeny Shmelev on February 9, 2012

Отличная работа, Tomas, великолепная детализация, сочные краски. L95, Eugene

*Cri* Photo on February 11, 2012

Hello Tom impressive view. Beautiful composition and colors. YSL _____Have a nice weekend. Greetings from Sweden Cri

Haggs on February 11, 2012

Beautifully captured very lovely image Like

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    by Tomros - Pano
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/12/03 09:41:09
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