Originally Posted by Dralcoffin
Fun fact: When the Ohio joins the Mississippi at Cairo, Illinois, the Ohio is both the wider and larger by volume river, meaning that technically, the main stem of the Mississippi River system is the Ohio, not the upper Mississippi.
I... did not know that.
But yeah, most rivers back east are brown and muddy. Slower rivers tend to be that way. They are more laden with sediment, whereas smaller creeks and streams, especially in the mountains (also aided by the source being snow runoff) tend to be more clear and pure.
Hey rocky, guess who got a job in a warehouse!
In related news, screen printing kinda sucks. But, gotta do this for at least a month so I can get back in class and pay for my fucking truck to get fixed...