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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Saturday August 1 - Day 19
Time to leave Illinois. As sad as it is to leave, I won’t miss the chaos of Chicago. Although I still think New York has Chicago beat, Chicago defiantly has Calgary beat. Because Wisconsin is just a few minutes from our campground, we took secondary highways along the bottom of Wisconsin. They have “America’s Dairyland” on their license plates for a reason. ...
... and built four kilns which were used to produce lime from the quarries near by. Lime mortar was used for building foundations until 1920 when Portland cement became popular.
We continued on our way to the world's largest truck stop. Several years ago we passed by this place going east and didn't know what it was, this time we stopped. It is a very large place with lots of eating places, different types of stores and even ...
... be careful by Eddie Carthan who had been falsely jailed for killing a city alderman in Tchula, but would later go on to become the 1st black mayor of that same town. Of course, he jokingly said, that if something happened, he knew some good attorneys.
Finally, there are fond memories of the week spent with Willie B & Norman Cobbins, Jr. in Coila, MS. The amazing aroma of fried ...
... just remarkable. He also told me that on one occasion himself and Heidi worked 40 hours straight driving some of the machines to be able to get the particular job completed on time.
How times have changed from the early days of farming. Cultivating the fields by horse and plough, hand sowing seeds and then hand harvesting loading the crop onto horse drawn trailers to what is involved these days.
Although it may be automated, farming ...
... highways. No such luck. Next stop was Guttenberg which turns out to be quite a little tourist town on the river at a lock. Found a quaint motel in an old list building right on the river. Reasonably priced room, even free wifi.
Had dinner at a nearby cafe also overlooking the river. I tried cat fish and Wes had a smoked Iowa chop. Watched a boat push 12 barges down the river. Barges are tied together.