Elk City Howard Johnson Inn
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... includes an interpretive walk and a great illustration of the route on the ground. The view you get as you arrive in Yukon is fantastic as the massive grain elevator dominates the skyline. As I went through downtown El Reno I was anticipating one of the best stretches of road on the whole journey but was not ready for the sight that greeted me as I reached the top of the hill just past Fort Reno. Miles of almost straight concrete road met my eyes. ...
... out front with two pumps. The pumps are missing now - you can see where they were bolted down. After this we headed on to the nearby Lucille's Route 66 Roadhouse - built in the spirit of the gas station. When we pulled up here we saw where the gas pumps had been moved to. When we went inside it was set out as a 60's diner - very cool. We decided on milk shakes and to share a sandwich. We headed on and stopped at the Stafford ...
Oklahoma is in Tornado Alley so it's a good place to base yourself to wait for storm activity. Our first chase was amazing, we saw our first Super Cell and there were chasers everywhere; even a TIV! The hail was pretty crazy, it got a little scary at times but still very exciting. No tornados this time but we will keep going till we find one, only did a few 100km's ...
... each day for 6 days. Anyway, we made it another 550+ miles today and have only 1550+ to go to sleep in our bed at HOME.
Rhonda must have asked me two dozen times today, "are you alright?".
Had a little scare today when we noticed a Texas State Trooper on the opposite westbound side of I-40 (I was doing 81 in a 75 zone) spin his tires getting off the side of the road (he evidently was running stationary radar ...
The speed limit across AZ, NM, and OK is 75. I continue to drive 10 miles under the speed limit and stay in the right lane. I am finding that drivers in NM, TX, and OK are not the speed demons I have seen in other states. Even the trailer trucks seem to travel slower than the speed limit. There is not a great deal of traffic on I-40 between the larger towns. Most of the vehicles on the road are trailer trucks ...
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