Category Archives: Great Roads

FLAP – How do they do it?

WARNING!  Ungodly amounts of photos to follow… I was told that I just had to visit this place and I am grateful that I was told about it.  Certainly I have seen my share of wrecking yards, automotive recycling yards, … Continue reading

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Guess Where I Am?

I’ve had some interesting stops between Springfield, MN and Pontiac, IL, but I’ll get to those later.  This afternoon I made it to Illinois and a museum that is a little special to me. But before I actually got there … Continue reading

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Stella’s Body Shop–Its not what you think…

As I made my way from Pipestone, MN, to New Ulm, I passed through Springfield and (almost) drove past Stella’s Body Shop. Wow, where did this place come from?  Prior to this Minnesota consisted of large vistas of cornfields.  Cornfields … Continue reading

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Life and Signs on the Road

In these thousands of road miles there are always things that are thought provoking. Some of them are signs. This one, for example.  Oregon takes littering very seriously.  In other state I’ve seen fines posted in the $100 and $500 … Continue reading

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Feeling the Love

I had planned to stay in Sioux Falls, SD, for two nights.  Frankly I needed the break so that I could recover from all the driving that I’ve been doing lately.  When I checked into the hotel they told me … Continue reading

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Things on the Side of the Road

Sometimes its just about driving and seeing what the road itself presents to you. The clouds in a blue sky… People towing their dreams behind them. In Murdo I came across this antique shop that was closed, but had some … Continue reading

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Idaho Museum

I had a couple of museums in Boise, Idaho, on my list of stops, but they didn’t pan out.  Fortunately there was one that was not on my list and it was in Nampa, Idaho. First some shots through the … Continue reading

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